About: Greek Presidency 2014

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EU Priorities 2020 01-07-2014

Greece closes EU presidency, says country back to ‘normal’

Greece on Monday (30 June) wrapped up its leadership of the rotating EU presidency by claiming the six-month stint had proved that it was a "normal country" capable of managing its finances.
Energy 13-01-2014

Greece stresses its role as EU’s energy hub

Greece, holding the rotating presidency of the EU until June, said it would promote the enhancement of energy security in the 28-country bloc and fully support the European Commission’s approach to Russian energy giant Gazprom.
Future EU 03-01-2014

Greek Presidency offers no perks for visiting civil servants

Crisis-ridden Greece took over the reins of the European Union on Wednesday (1 January) with a record low budget dedicated to its EU presidency of €50 million set as the “absolute maximum” the presidency is planning to spend in the forthcoming six months.
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.