About: Stavros Lambrinidis

Global Europe 24-06-2021

EU envoy urges US to ease travel restrictions

The European Union's top diplomat in Washington said the United States should safely ease COVID-19 travel restrictions on Europeans, calling it a mistake to prevent European business executives from overseeing their US investments.
Politics 04-03-2019

US returns diplomatic status of EU representative in Washington

After downgrading the EU's diplomatic status last year, the US administration on Monday (4 March) said it had returned the EU representative in Washington back to the status of a national ambassador.
Global Europe 05-09-2012

Tibet self-immolations cloud EU-China summit

Human rights organisations have asked the EU's new Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, to raise Tibet with China’s prime minister on the margins of the next EU-China Summit, due to take place in Brussels on 20 September.

EU, US restart talks to clinch June anti-terror deal

The European Commission and the US Treasury yesterday (11 May) began a series of talks on the contested financial data sharing deal to combat terrorism in an effort to clinch an agreement before the end of June 2010, Commission sources said. 

MEPs to restrict US access to anti-terror data

The European Parliament wants to see plans for an EU-based financial data authority before striking a new EU-US financial data sharing deal to combat terrorism, according to members of the legislature's justice committee, LIBE.
Euro & Finance 24-02-2010

Hands off Greece, says MEP

Ahead of a European Parliament debate on the EU's strategy for growth and jobs today (24 February), Greek MEP Stavros Lambrinidis told EURACTIV in an interview that the EU is not giving financial markets a clear message to stop gambling on government debt.
Euro & Finance 24-02-2010

MEP: EU credibility at stake in Greek recovery

"The road to recovery in Greece is not just a question of Greek credibility but of EU credibility," MEP Stavros Lambrinidis told EURACTIV in an interview. Lambrinidis is confident Greece can surmount its deficits but he wants the EU to fend off speculators betting on his country's debt first.