About: Pervenche Berès MEP

Future EU 12-01-2017

Védrine calls for ‘EU Plan B’ post-Brexit

Which direction should the European Union take after Brexit? Experts are split over how best to steer the EU through stormy waters. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 09-12-2016

Vincent Peillon: the ‘Third man’ in the French elections

Vincent Peillon, an MEP and France's former education minister, will declare his candidacy for the 2017 presidential election this weekend. The surge of new candidates on the left is showing no sign of drying up. EURACTIV France reports.
08-12-2016

Hollande’s mixed European record

François Hollande marked European politics with his interventions in the Greek crisis, the Ukraine conflict, and international military operations. But he was unable to drive progress on the EU's core projects. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 27-10-2016

Brussels aims to harmonise corporate tax by 2021

The European Commission has unveiled its latest action plan to harmonise corporate tax. After two past failures, the executive hopes the recent flurry of tax scandals will give the project a new lease of life. EURACTIV France reports.
Brexit 27-06-2016

Brexit contagion reaches French presidential campaign

After Brexit, the movement for referendums on EU membership has picked up momentum in other countries. It is even becoming a central theme of France's 2017 presidential campaigns. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 24-06-2015

Banking stability key to EMU integration

The idea of a reinsurance mechanism for savings accounts is among the few concrete proposals in the Five Presidents' report. By helping to avoid bank runs, it would offer the beginnings of a solution to the Greek crisis. EURACTIV France reports
Euro & Finance 11-02-2015

Parliament despondent after failure of Luxleaks committee

The European Parliament’s refusal to launch a committee of inquiry on tax evasion has been a hard pill to swallow for many MEPs, who have been left questioning the role of their institution alongside the new Commission. EURACTIV France reports
Languages & Culture 13-01-2015

European Parliament remembers Paris terror victims

Members of the European Parliament on Monday paid tribute to the 17 victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris last week, amid calls to award Charlie Hebdo an "exceptional" Sakharov Prize for freedom of expression. EURACTIV France reports
Euro & Finance 18-12-2014

Member states seek guarantees for Juncker plan contributions

Jean-Claude Juncker yesterday presented his investment plan for the European Council's consideration, using the opportunity to ask for further contributions. On top of numerous criticisms, the question of the distribution of funds has caused divisions within the Council. EURACTIV France reports

MEP: ‘We need to reform global governance’

A special European Parliament committee set up to advise the EU on the road to economic recovery should have different priorities to those of the European institutions, its rapporteur insists. The committee needs a long-term view to tackle global imbalances, unemployment and the EU's role in global governance, French Socialist MEP Pervenche Berès told EURACTIV in an interview.

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