About: Anna Diamantopoulou

Global Europe 21-12-2020

OECD candidate: The US is back as ‘guarantor’ of international liberal order

With the new US administration, Washington has again taken up its role as a guarantor of multilateral system, former EU Commissioner Anna Diamantopoulou who runs for the OECD top job, told EURACTIV.com in an interview. “I think it has become...
Global Europe 03-11-2020

Two former Commissioners, Trump aide among 10 candidates for OECD top job

A top aide to President Donald Trump, two former EU Commissioners and a current EU head of state are among 10 candidates to lead the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the OECD said Monday (2 November).
Politics 30-06-2017

Moscovici: Leftist Syriza government is not populist

Greece’s ruling leftist Syriza party cannot today be considered as a populist party because they have made tough choices and implemented difficult reforms in order to stay in the eurozone, Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has said.
Elections 13-02-2017

EU citizens invited to join March for Europe in Rome

As the anniversary of the signing of the EU's founding treaties approaches, a group of over 300 European academics and personalities have endorsed an appeal to relaunch European integration, inviting members of civil society, scholars, youth and citizens to participate in a March for Europe in Rome on 25 March.
EU Priorities 2020 11-10-2013

Diamantopoulou: We need a European ‘Bretton Woods’

Greece, which will take on the EU's rotating presidency on 1 January, must bring together the best economists in Europe and the world to find a way to combine growth with austerity. We need another ‘Bretton Woods’, says Anna Diamantopoulou.
EU Priorities 2020 23-02-2009

Former EU social chief: Beware protectionist ‘boomerang’

Greek member of Parliament and former Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, Anna Diamantopoulou, told EURACTIV in an interview that Europe should fight protectionism, which she sees as a ‘boomerang’ that hits back countries trying to restrict competition and free trade.