EU Economic Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni explains how he wants to improve the Stability Pact, why the upswing is so rapid and what he misses most from his old life.
Björn Finke, Brussels
The EU quarter in Brussels is filling up again rapidly after the summer break. Paolo Gentiloni is also back. During the video interview, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner is sitting at his desk on the tenth floor of the Berlaymont building, the headquarters of the EU Commission. The 66-year-old social democrat will have to initiate some delicate debates in the coming weeks. But as a former Italian Prime Minister he is used to controversy.