European Movement International

Brexit 23-03-2018

The unbearable lightness of Brexit delusions

This week’s developments might cheer those who want to see the UK leave the EU. But they are a rude awakening for those who argued leaving the EU had no costs and a sad reminder that leaving the EU will be an act of self-harm, writes Petros Fassoulas.
Economy & Jobs 25-09-2017

The time is right for a stronger monetary union – with everyone on board

French President Emmanuel Macron will give a speech on Tuesday (26 September) outlining his pitch to reform the European Monetary Union. But he has to prioritise his wishlist in order to make the most of member state support, writes Petros Fassoulas.
Future EU 17-10-2016

A budget that connects citizens with the EU

Increasing the bloc’s revenue with own resources and strengthening the link between policy goals and spending would make the EU more dynamic and more relevant to its citizens, writes Petros Fassoulas.
Future EU 30-09-2016

Crafting a way forward for the European Union

The decision of Britain to leave the EU has put the European idea to the test. Now is the time to openly discuss the state of our union and the way forward, writes Petros Fassoulas.
Brexit 14-06-2016

Does the rest of Europe actually care about Brexit?

Even though it is clear that the effect of Brexit would be felt hardest in the UK, it is fair to say that the effects would reverberate across the Channel too, writes Petros Fassoulas.
Global Europe 05-04-2016

United we stand, divided we fall

The many challenges facing Europe cannot be solved on a national level. The EU must respond in a coherent, comprehensive way or risk being pulled apart, writes Petros Fassoulas.
Global Europe 07-03-2016

Seizing opportunity from crisis will help redefine our common goals

The migration crisis has come to challenge European solidarity, the principle of free movement and the EU’s dedication to human rights. Now, more than ever, the EU needs to live up to its embodied promise to never repeat the divisions and ensuing horrors of World War II, writes Petros Fassoulas.
Euro & Finance 09-11-2015

Fully-fledged Economic and Monetary Union: a common European destiny

If the common currency and the European Union itself are to survive, radical changes and bold decision making are needed, writes Petros Fassoulas.

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