broadcaster France Inter. The cep warned already last year, that the relatively low yield on a first emission of Greek government bonds on the capital market was lowering the willingness of the country to
after the program is over,” Regling said. cep economist Matthias Kullas believes that this would be the right way to proceed. “This will make it more likely that the reform willingness of Greece will not
The EU Commission has no plan ‘B’ in place if Britain votes to leave the European Union, EU Economic Affaifs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said according to Reuters . London Mayor Boris John
European leaders meet at a special summit to speed up work on a joint refugee crisis plan. The key issues to be discussed are the protection of the EU’s outer border. The summit may formally declare closed the Balkan route from Greece to Germany, although that is one of several issues where opinion is sharply divided. Redistribution was “not at the top of the agenda”, cep legal expert Urs Pötzsch said. The willingness of reluctant countries hosting refugees has not grown. "The current strategy involved solving the refugee problem at as geographically remote a location from central Europe as
The Commission is right in assuming that an improved comparability of educational qualifications in Europe will increase the cross-border mobility of learners and workers. However, this must not lead to mandatory requirements for stays abroad during vocational education and trainings. This would lead to higher costs for companies that offer training and, at the same time, would reduce their willingness to provide training.
Particularly alarming is the proposed dispensation of special vocational training courses during initial vocational education and training in favour of a “modularised” system.
The EU rule of law mechanism does not grant the EU any new powers to enforce common values. It is a purely political instrument whose success essentially depends on the willingness of the respective Member States to cooperate. In order to be able to exert political pressure, it is therefore important that the procedure under Article 7 TEU, which provides for the imposition of sanctions, can also be initiated in case the regarding Member State refuses to cooperate with the EU Commission.