European integration

Black Sea bank funding Greek enterprises

The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank is planning to finance investment projects in Greece adding up to over 700 million euros, its chairman, Dmitry Pankin, tells Kathimerini in an interview.

BSTDB has already issued 28 loans of 760 million euros to large and medium-sized corporations in the country, mainly during the years of the financial crisis.

The EU Has Failed to Europeanize the Balkans

Hence, we did not only aim to "fill a gap in the field"  - no such volume existed at the time ­ but to above all provide comprehensive empirical analysis that would possibly serve both practitioners engaged with, and in, the region, and academics alike.

This is how Balkanizing Europeanization: Fight against Corruption and Regional Relations in the Western Balkans came about.

PM Dancila tells EP Romania has proved its ability to contribute to EU's added value

While holding the presidency of the EU Council, Romanian officials proved Romania's ability to contribute to the added value of the European Union, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said in Strasbourg on Tuesday at a plenary session of the European Parliament.

PM Dancila:France - key partner to Romania, our Strategic Partnership has strong perspective for the future

Throughout history, France has been a key partner to Romania, we have a Strategic Partnership with a strong perspective for the future, that creates the premises for a more structured and more ambitious cooperation, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Friday at the official reception organised in celebration of July 14 - the National Day of France.

Hurduc: Connectivity, the core of economic and trade exchanges in South-East Europe

Minister of Innovation and Research Nicolae Hurduc participated, in Sarajevo, in the Summit of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), on which occasion the Romanian dignitary underscored that, by promoting digitization and connectivity alongside the development of research and innovation, the EU and the South-Eastern European region can improve competitiveness of its economy and i

Vice President Iliyana Yotova: ,Bulgaria is the Serious Driver of the European Integration of the Countries of the Western Balkans

,,Bulgaria is the serious driver of the European integration of the countries of the Western Balkans'', said Vice President Iliyana Yotova to the participants in the international conference "Geopolitics and the Western Balkans: A Look from the Region", which took place in the capital of Montenegro Podgorica.