About: Romano Prodi

Migration crisis: Ex-Commission President Prodi blames European leaders

Romano Prodi points the finger at European politicians’ lack of action in the Libyan conflict, and its consequences for the migrant crisis. EURACTIV's partner Italia Oggi reports.
Economy & Jobs 03-03-2017

Monti: Germany and France caused the economic crisis

The economic crisis in the EU was caused by the two “most revered parents” of the euro, Germany and France, which in 2003 did not comply with the stability pact, Mario Monti said today (3 March).

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, former Italian president and premier, dies

Former Italian president, prime minister and central bank governor Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, who played a key role in guiding the country into the European single currency, has died, the government said on Friday (16 September).
Global Europe 13-01-2015

Bulgaria puts forward Bokova’s candidacy for UN Secretary-General

The race for the post of UN Secretary-General is now open, after Bulgaria announced the candidacy of Irina Bokova for the post of UN Secretary General.
Elections 16-04-2013

Italy’s Monti, Bersani inch closer to agreement on new president

Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani moved closer to agreement on Monday (15 April) on choosing a new president, a vital step to ending the stalemate created by an inconclusive election in February.
Brexit 24-10-2012

Prodi: EU isolationism heralds ‘grave difficulties’ for Britain

In a wide-ranging interview with EURACTIV.de, Romano Prodi, former European Commission President, says moves towards a two-speed European Union were now well underway. Regarding the UK's disengagement from Europe, his assessment is simple: Britain will lose influence and eventually face "grave difficulties".
Elections 25-01-2008

Prodi resignation throws Italy into crisis

Italian prime minister and former Commission president Romano Prodi has resigned after losing a vote of confidence in the Senate. Opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi has called for new elections.
Elections 23-01-2008

Italy: Embattled Prodi government faces survival test

Romano Prodi, Prime Minister of Italy, has called a vote of confidence in Parliament after the departure of a junior government partner left his centre-left coalition without a clear majority in the Senate.
Elections 01-03-2007

Prodi government wins confidence vote

The government of former Commission president Romano Prodi passed a crucial confidence vote in the Italian Senate, with a tight majority of 162 votes to 157.
Elections 26-02-2007

Prodi’s new government faces confidence vote

A vote in the Senate could bring former Commission president Romano Prodi back to power in Italy, following his resignation on 21 February.

Prodi resigns after losing Senate vote on foreign policy

Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi handed in his resignation on 21 February 2007, after far-left members of the Senate defeated proposals to keep troops in Afghanistan and extend a US military base in Italy.
Future EU 14-10-2004

Prodi defends his record

In a speech before Parliament on 13 October, Romano Prodi gave his own assessment of his five year mandate at the head of the Commission.

Changes in Commission’s top management

President Prodi announced important changes at the top management of his institution

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