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  • EU Heads of State sign new Fiscal Treaty

     Video | Promoted content | Future EU 04-03-2012

    25 European heads of state on Friday signed the new European Fiscal Treaty. Jose Manual Barroso said the signing of the treaty, "signals the irreversibility of the euro and a very important step forward in European integration".

  • Maastricht Treaty turns 20 as euro crisis continues

     Video | Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 07-02-2012

    Twenty years ago, leaders of the European Union put their signatures under a plan for one of the most ambitious steps in European integration.The single currency.
    The Maastricht Treaty enable the creation of the euro, which, despite all the negatives, has clearly carved out its place in the international currency markets.
    Former European Commissioner President Jacques Delors still sees the euro as a success story:
    Ten years after the launch of the physical notes and coins, however, it's clear that the Maastricht Treaty was not a complete success.

  • Borrell: Lack of political will is exacerbating EU integration fatigue

    Interview | Euro & Finance 13-05-2011

    The persistent hesitation of EU leaders to tackle crises is weakening the European Union and exacerbating integration fatigue, said Josep Borrell, president of the European University Institute, in an interview with EURACTIV.