Open Europe Blog

Archives for germany

UPDATE (11:30am) – In a separate interview with Quotidiano Nazionale on Saturday, Mr Del Rio explicitly speaks of a “great victory” for Italy at the EU summit.Here’s the full quote:”The green light to flexibility is the great victory […] One needs to…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

As we anticipated on our blog last week, the discussion over Jean-Claude Juncker’s appointment as next European Commission President has in part turned into a debate over whether the EU’s fiscal rules – enshrined in the Stability and Growth Pact – shou…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

Nomina sunt consequentia rerum. Names are a consequence of things. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi quotes Emperor Giustiniano and Dante Alighieri to open the paper he wrote together with Europe Minister Sandro Gozi, outlining Italy’s priorities for…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

The European Commission has just released its latest round of country-specific recommendations (the Commission’s advice on how the country can boost economic growth and maintain stable public finances).As with the broader economic state of the eurozo…

Posted by Open Europe blog team