About: Jacques Delors

Brexit 02-05-2016

Geoffrey Harris: A European career between two UK referendums

Geoffrey Harris, an old hand in the European Parliament, started his career just after the European Communities membership referendum, and will retire days before the Brexit referendum. In a wide-ranging interview, he tells of people and events that made EU history.

Jean-Michel de Waele: ‘The European project needs to be re-established’

“The European model is dead,” Jean-Michel de Waele told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview. Our future model should be based on a core of six or seven countries that are capable of real political union.
Euro & Finance 07-02-2013

Delors’ disciple: Americans and British attacked the euro

The British and the Americans used the press to attack the euro , but the strategy failed and it's now the dollar that is in trouble, contends Marc Luyckx Ghisi, a researcher close to former European Commission President Jacques Delors. 
Elections 18-04-2012

Attali: A federal Europe is the only crisis exit strategy

The only way to save the euro and get Europe out the crisis while maintaining people’s living standards is to change EU treaties to have a more integrated union, Jacques Attali said in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.
Future EU 07-04-2011

Delors: Franco-German alliance is EU’s ‘tree of life’

Unlike their illustrious predecessors, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy maintain a "superficial" alliance, former European Commission President Jacques Delors told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Future EU 04-10-2010

EU negotiator: ‘Main difficulty of German reunification was its speed’

East and West Germany reunified on 3 October 1990, less than a year after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The historic event was described as an "[EU] enlargement without accession" by EU diplomats. Carlo Trojan, the European Commission's chief negotiator on Germany's reunification, describes the events in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV Germany.
EU Priorities 2020 03-12-2009

Delors: I could be more critical of the Lisbon Treaty

In an exclusive interview with EURACTIV, former European Commission President Jacques Delors explained that there are parts of the Lisbon Treaty which he disagrees with or is less than favourable towards. 

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