Economy & Jobs 04-12-2017

Crețu: Austria and Germany are still recycling Marshall Plan funds

The European cohesion policy can be inspired by the post-World War II Marshall Plan model and achieve by 2023 added value of 3-4 euros for every euro invested in the 2014-2020 period, Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu told EURACTIV Greece in an interview.
Africa 30-11-2017

Start with human rights, democracy to help Africa, expert says

Only increased EU-Africa cooperation on education, employment and integration of youth can defuse the migration time bomb in preparation for the next decades, but the starting point is democracy, the president of the Hellenic-African Chamber told EURACTIV Greece in an interview.
Central Europe 27-01-2017

Trans-Europe Express: Refugees forever

The refugee problem won’t go away. No matter how hard populists try to put up walls and seal off borders, they keep on coming.

Clashes reported at Greek island hotspot

The EU-managed hotspot on the Greek island of Chios descended into anarchy yesterday night (31 March) following severe clashes between Afghan and Syrian refugees. EURACTIV Greece reports.

Council sets ’50 steps’ Athens should take to stay in Schengen

Athens has been granted three months to avoid a Grexit from the Schengen zone, and improve the protection of its external borders, by implementing 50 measures specified in a document leaked by Statewatch. EURACTIV Greece reports

Greek MEP: We’re better than the Danes

Unlike Denmark, which seizes refugees' jewellery, Greece upholds EU values, a Greek MEP said on Friday (29 January). EURACTIV Greece reports.
Trade & Society 15-01-2016

Athens says TTIP should be ratified by national parliaments

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) should be a “mixed” agreement and, therefore, be ratified by national institutions, according to Greece’s economy minister. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Elections 12-01-2016

Mitsotakis’ victory puts Greek politics to the test

The ascenscion of liberal Kyriakos Mitsotakis to the New Democracy party's leadership has shaken Greece's fragile political landscape. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Agrifood 11-01-2016

New CAP should focus on quality, say organic farmers

Organic farmers have urged the European Commission to respond to citizen demand for a Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) focused on quality food. EURACTIV Greece reports.

Greek minister: New EU border force should assume full control of refugees

The new European Border and Coast Guard Agency should be responsible for the full management of refugee and migration flows, while respecting the national sovereignty of the countries in which it operates, Nikos Xydakis told EURACTIV Greece in an exclusive interview.

Commission: Organic farming ‘not enough’ to address food security

SPECIAL REPORT / Organic farming has a role to play in the new Common Agricultural Policy, but it cannot address the perplexing issue of food security, an EU spokesperson said.
Agrifood 19-10-2015

Reformed CAP aims to respond to global food security challenge

SPECIAL REPORT / According to the European Commission, boosting innovation and research in the agricultural sector is key if EU farmers are to produce more with less, and feed billions.