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Tax evasion in Greece

Euractiv reported last week (5 February) that the European People´s Party (EPP) in the European Parliament intends to propose a motion of censure in the parliament against the right-wing Independent Greeks party. Following the recent election in Greece, they were included in a government coalition with the Syriza Party. Its founder Panos Kammenos has been… » read more

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Shortcomings at EEAS

The recent special audit report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) on the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) is revealing reading. The report lists several shortcomings in the preparation, planning, organization and staffing of the EEAS. It’s worth reading for two reasons. First, it’s a good example of an external performance… » read more

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In a recent op-ed (2 July), Friends of the European Commission – which is made up of former EU officials and private sector representatives – is proposing a number of ideas on how to improve the efficiency of the Commission in order to better meet the expectations of member states and citizens. See http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-priorities-2020/ex-commission-officials-reshape-eu-executive-303217 Overall,… » read more

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