About: Jean-Christophe Cambadelis

Elections 27-04-2022

French Left split over union centred around Mélenchon

Negotiations over uniting the French left ahead of the legislative elections in June are underway but senior officials of the parties involved are split over calls to rally behind radical-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 12-06-2017

Macron’s pro-EU party set for sweeping victory in French parliamentary election

President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party is set to trounce France's traditional main parties in a parliamentary election and secure a huge majority to push through his pro-business reforms, projections after the first round showed on Sunday (11 June).

Brussels prepares to overrule Eastern Europe on posted workers directive

The European Commission plans to reject 11 ‘yellow cards’ from the EU’s eastern member states on the new Posted Workers Directive. The debate has exposed a deep East-West divide. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Priorities 2020 14-12-2015

National Front’s record scores a ‘defeat for all’

The extreme right party collected 6.8 million votes in Sunday's regional elections (13 December). With 27.39% of all votes cast, it beat its performance in the 2014 European elections by 2%. EURACTIV France reports
Elections 07-12-2015

Far-right National Front leads in first round of French regional elections

France's far-right National Front pulled off a historic win yesterday (6 December), topping the vote in the first round of regional elections, in a breakthrough that shakes up the country's political landscape before 2017 presidential elections.
Economy & Jobs 01-09-2015

Inability to unite on major challenges may pull the EU apart, say politicians

French Socialist Party leaders have warned that the multitude of crises currently buffeting the European Union could deal a death blow to the European project. EURACTIV France reports
Languages & Culture 16-07-2015

French Socialist leader teaches Germans a history lesson

Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, the head of France's ruling Socialists and a close ally of President François Hollande, issued an open letter to the German people today (16 July) urging them to re-think their place in Europe.

EU support for keeping Greece in eurozone elusive

Greece will vote on its future in the eurozone on Sunday (5 July). If such a poll were to be conducted across the EU, it is far from certain that a majority would back further concessions to Athens as the price for keeping the Union intact. The EURACTIV Network reports.
Euro & Finance 30-06-2015

Pro-Syriza Socialists criticise French government’s cautious stance

France's Socialists want to keep Greece in the fold, but the party’s left wing believes the government is not doing enough to avoid Grexit. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 15-06-2015

Stanishev re-elected PES President

Sergei Stanishev was re-elected on 12 June as President of the Party of European Socialists (PES), the second largest European political family, after the other candidate, Enrique Bar?n Crespo, withdrew from the competition just before the vote.
Trade & Society 09-06-2015

France’s Socialists say ‘non’, ‘no’, ‘nein’! to TTIP

Disunity on European issues within France's governing party on European issues was once again laid bare at the party congress in Poitiers last week. Opposition to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is one of the rare points of consensus among the Socialist Party. EURACTIV France reports
EU Elections 2014 28-01-2015

French Socialists inspired by Syriza victory

After observing the rise of the radical left in Greece with suspicion, France's Socialists have extended a warm welcome to Alexis Tsipras following his election victory. EURACTIV France reports
Euro & Finance 21-11-2014

French Socialists call for Oettinger to resign

The German Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society has angered France, and the Socialist Party, by publically calling for the Commission to take a firm stance against the country's "recurrent" budget deficit problems. EURACTIV France reports.
Sergei Stanishev
Elections 26-09-2014

PES to hold congress and seek successor to Stanishev

The Party of European Socialists (PES) will convene a congress in early 2015 and will seek a new leader to replace Sergei Stanishev, Philip Cordery, a French Socialist MP who has long served in Brussels as Secretary General of PES, told EURACTIV.