A lawyer by training, Christine Lagarde has been nominated to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Banck (ECB). The IMF director has an atypical profile, due to her lack of banking experience and question marks over her past. EURACTIV France reports.
At the European Business Summit, Giovanni Colombo spoke to Lars Erik Grønntun, President and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies EMEA, to discuss challenges currently facing the EU, and how to communicate in times of crisis.
The EU’s eastern member states could throw their weight behind France’s calls for a temporary suspension of the rules of the internal market to counteract the agricultural crisis. EURACTIV France reports.
Migration and security concerns will continue to top the agenda of the December European Council until the root causes are addressed. The impact investment community can provide concrete solutions to this challenge, writes James Knight.
The leader of the European Parliament's Socialists & Democrats group has called for the suspension of the Slovak delegation, following the controversial statements of Prime Minister Robert Fico. EURACTIV France reports.
As the conflict in Ukraine escalates, relations between Russia and Europe continue to deteriorate. In order to help Ukraine to survive, the current situation needs to be understood within context of Ukraine-Russia relations and Russian self-perception, writes Adriel Kasonta.
After ministers voted on a relocation plan Tuesday (22 September), the attention at today's EU extraordinary summit will focus on strengthening the bloc's external borders, as well as giving extra funding to Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and UN agencies. EURACTIV France reports.
Many asylum seekers want to reach Germany or Sweden, appearing less attracted to Mediterranean countries such as France and Italy. Big differences between national asylum systems explain their preferences. The EURACTIV Network reports.
The US economic recovery is false, according to Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz. He told La Tribune that sustainable growth can only be achieved by tackling inequality, limiting the power of the financial sector, and reempowering trade unions.