About: Valéry Giscard d'Estaing

Future EU 12-04-2018

Giscard d’Estaing wants to reboot the European project

“Re-Imagine Europa” aims to strengthen European economic leadership. At 92, France's Valery Giscard d’Estaing, who launched a new think-tank in Brussels, regrets the “profound confusion of the EU” caused by the lack of leadership. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Future EU 03-04-2017

Why did such sadness accompany the Brexit letter?

The neo-Gaullist 'Brussels system', with its decisions made in private, is at the heart of British frustrations, writes David Heilbron Price.
Future EU 22-02-2016

Josep Borrell: Spain’s influence on EU is ‘negligible’

Former President of the European Parliament Josep Borrell has criticised Spain’s role in European politics over the last decade and Mariano Rajoy’s role in forwarding Spanish interests.
Euro & Finance 19-02-2015

Giscard: ‘Greece should leave the euro, not the EU’

A former President of France has told Les Echos that Greece should leave the euro so it can devalue its currency and increase its economic competitiveness. EURACTIV France reports
Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol
Future EU 16-04-2014

Scholar: EU countries’ positions change very little since 1960s

Although the situation today is very different from 30 years ago, countries in favour of deeper European integration, and those against, remain very much the same, says Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, fellow in Social Sciences at the Adam Smith Business School, in Glasgow.
Future EU 30-06-2011

Giscard: Europe needs a people’s congress

EU leaders are too focused on the short term of upcoming elections and lack a strategic vision to give new impetus to European integration and better connect with citizens, said Valéry Giscard d'Estaing in an interview with EURACTIV.

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