Maria Demertzis, Bruegel Senior Fellow, George Pagoulatos, Eliamep Gen. Director, Thodoris Georgakopoulos, Dianeosis, Content Director and John Papageorgiou, Founder & Head of Athens Digest discuss about how EU initiatives are impacting Greece and how Greek policies are perceived in Brussels and European capitals.All episodes are available in most of the popular platforms for podcasts such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, etc.
Below you may find the youtube links of each episode:
-One year of war in Ukraine: The geopolitical and the financial consequences of the Russian invasion
-New EU fiscal framework: The Commission’s proposal and the negotiations within the EU Council
-Why does the EU need to urgently formulate a response to US and Chinese protectionism? Does the US decarbonization legislation poses a threat of deindustrialization for Europe? Is there an effective and feasible plan to support EU green, industrial and technological competitiveness, while protecting European cohesion and the single market?
-Which kind of problems the digital euro may face?
-And does a book tell us how the world really works?
Is Europe revisiting 2010? The energy crisis has revived memories of divisions seen on the continent, not just over finance, but also on ideological approaches to tackling Europe’s major problems. Maria Demertzis and George Pagoulatos provide analysis and also discuss the inflation spike as well as the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act in the United States. Thodoris Georgakopoulos explains why Greece is not the most friendly European country for a child to live.
Energy crisis: Trying to find consensus is… hard to do. The different approaches within the EU and the potential common ground towards an agreement.
In the last episode of this season, we try to analyse the (difficult) options forward. Which is the most probable way out of the war in Ukraine and why Putin’s regime must be boldly defeated? Which are the political and financial consequences / options for the EU?
What expectations should we have after the completion of the “Future of Europe” dialogue and the initiative of the French President Macron?
Is deeper integration a feasible option?
How is this related with the sanctions against Russia and the invasion of Ukraine?
The Russian invasion of Ukraine – The scenarios, the consequences on the EU economy and the energy stability, the next day…
The War in Ukraine and the EU sanctions against Russia and Putin’s devastating attack.
The Ukraine crisis, the talks about the new euroarea fiscal framework as well as the new Greek “startups” landscape on the agenda of this episode.
The highlights of 2021 and the challenges ahead…
The COP26 results and the leading role of the EU towards the zero carbon emissions target, the discussion on the revised EU fiscal framework, the new EU-US agreement on trade tariffs as well as the EU in… 2040 are on the agenda of our first episode of the second season.