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EU Priorities 2020 30-06-2011

Giscard: Europe needs a people’s congress

EU leaders are too focused on the short term of upcoming elections and lack a strategic vision to give new impetus to European integration and better connect with citizens, said Valéry Giscard d'Estaing in an interview with EURACTIV.
Public Affairs 08-11-2010

EU-US legislative cooperation can reach critical mass in 2011

As the dust settles after the US mid-term elections, Congress should not put on hold behind-the-scenes movements that have strengthened the bond between Congress and the European Parliament in the past few months, argue two analysts from the Bertelsmann Foundation.
Global Europe 30-04-2010

US Congressman: No EU-US relations without Russia

The EU and the US need to strengthen the transatlantic relationship, forge a partnership that incorporates Russia, and understand that Moscow is a key player in terms of their security and the direction in which the global community is heading, US Congressman Bill Delahunt told EURACTIV in an interview held in his Washington office.
Global Europe 29-04-2010

EU-US lawmakers eye new partnership

With the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the US Congress is ready to reap the benefits of the European Parliament's strengthened role and renew its ties with legislators in Brussels.
Future EU 04-10-2002

Convention to present draft EU Constitution on 28 October

European Convention President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing has announced that he would present an outline of a future EU Constitutional Treaty to the Convention at its plenary session on 28 and 29 October.