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Economic governance 22-08-2017

HSBC economist: Europe’s south can live with a strong euro

HSBC Germany’s chief economist still sees a bright future for the euro and insists that the heavily-indebted countries of southern Europe should not be put off by the resurgent single currency, in an interview with EURACTIV’s partner WirtschaftsWoche.
Brexit 01-08-2017

Dublin’s man in Berlin: Confidence growing in Irish economy despite ‘Brexit challenges’

Ireland’s priority in the Brexit negotiations is to ensure 1998’s Good Friday Agreement is protected, as well as maintaining close as possible ties between the EU and the UK, explained Dublin’s ambassador to Germany.
#Media4EU 27-01-2017

Class Editori chief: The media forgot about the middle class

Italian newspapers have been struggling to keep up with new technologies during the country's eight-year recession,  Executive Editor-in-Chief of Class Editori Gabriele Capolino, told Christophe Leclerc.
Global Europe 20-05-2016

Conflict analyst: EU would have ‘second most powerful military on Earth’

The EU would have "the second most powerful military" in the world if its members pooled its resources, insisted the co-director of the Institute of Studies on Conflict and Humanitarian Action in an interview with EURACTIV Spain.
Euro & Finance 02-03-2015

Pierre Laurent: ‘Europe is an asset for Syriza, not an obstacle’

The leader of the French Communist Party sees the success of Syriza as an opportunity to set the European project on a different path. He told EURACTIV France that he hopes to gain the support of Europe's ecologist, socialist and far-left politicians. 

Cedefop director: One in four EU adults is caught in ‘low-skills trap’

One in four adults in Europe lack basic numeracy and literacy skills, impeding them from finding work. While EU-boosted vocational training tries to bridge this gap, EU countries urgently need to tackle the mismatch between education and the job market, says James Calleja.
Euro & Finance 30-08-2012

Krynica forum organiser: Poland can teach EU lessons how to reform

In the last 20 years, Poland and Central Europe in general have changed their economies and societies on a unique scale compared to other EU countries. These newer EU countries can teach the others lessons on how to conduct and implement reforms,  Zygmunt Berdychowski, chairman of the Krynica Economic Forum Programme Council, tells EURACTIV Poland in an exclusive interview.
Central Europe 31-05-2010

Slovak Minister: Barroso behind economic mess

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso's recent criticism of Germany's calls for budgetary discipline to be tightened in the EU even if treaty change is required was "tactless", Slovak Finance Minister Ján Po?iatek told EURACTIV Slovakia in an exclusive interview.

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