Τα κείμενά μου σε αυτή την σελίδα δημοσιεύθηκαν (ή προορίζονταν για δημοσίευση) σε
εφημερίδες, περιοδικά και διάφορες ιστοσελίδες. Δεν αντανακλούν πάντα
τις προσωπικές μου απόψεις αλλά θεωρώ ότι έχουν ενδιαφέρον.
In the small harbour of La Goulette, Tunis, from which small and medium sized vessels set out for their fishing trips in the Mediterranean, Mohammed is cleaning his nets. He is one among hundreds of fishermen in Tunisia, who takes to the sea almost daily to fish the coastal or inshore waters.
Interviewer: Mr. Ambassador, welcome and thank you for being with us at CNN Greece. We are in the Economic Summit of the American-Hellenic Chamber, about the economy, and let’s start with economy. According to recent data, bilateral commercial relationships between Greece and the United States have been growing fast. But Greece’s main concern is how to attract investments.
The lobbying warfare around the EU’s decision-making institutions is tough and its methods are often unorthodox.
In 1964, young American Greethen Klotz arrived in Germany through Antwerp, in order to learn the language of Kant and Ghoette. At a cafe in Stain Square in Berlin, he met a dark skin man that had some Polish books with him. He asked him whether he was from Poland and hwe answered her: "No, I just learn Polish to be able to read books from the original. My name is Rudy. Rudy Dutschke. " It was love at first site, Gretchen will later say. The rest are part of German history.
You are the Vice-chairwoman of the Committee on the application of the law on money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion. Recently we saw another revelation about bank accounts and ghost companies in tax havens (paradise papers). Do you believe that EU has an adequate legislation on dealing with money laundering? Should we expect in the near future a stricter legislation on black money, tax avoidance and tax evasion?
You are the chairwoman of the Constitutional Affairs Committee. How long is the Brexit process going to last, and how big will the short-term costs be for the EU? You have also said that "the rights of their citizens (of the UK) would be a red line in the negotiations." What does this red line mean in terms of political positions and actions?
For a long time, Europe has been immersed in a spiral of austerity with the countries of the South, that are suffering the most. Given that for the next four years the two largest countries in Europe are not expected to change their economic policy or even attitude towards the economic policy in the eurozone, a) could you predict how the economy will evolve in the eurozone in the following two or three years, and b) what are the basic changes that you consider crucial?
A writer, journalist and columnist in major newspapers around the world, with her books being translated into dozens of languages, Slavenka Drakulic experienced the dissolution of Yugoslavia, wrote thousands of pages about the events and the experience of the war and devoted most of her life in trying to explain what happened in Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
“We only seek trucks with tarp. Not container trucks, because you can’t breathe in there. And definitely not reefers. Unless there is room in the cabin to hide,” Samir will tell me as he is sitting on the sidewalk of Akti Dymaion, opposite Patras’ new port.