Brussels, 10 April 2014 – The implementation of “Memoranda of Understanding” in the Euro area
The European Economic and Social Committee and Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute organise an expert seminar on the 10 of April in Brussels on “The implementation of “Memoranda of Understanding” in the Euro area: an assessment”.
10.00 > 10.10 Welcoming address by Jane MORRICE, Vice-President of the EESC
10.10 > 10.20 Introduction by Antonio VITORINO, President of Notre Europe Jacques Delors Institute
10.20 > 12.50 1st panel: Fiscal consolidation, competitiveness, growth and employment: do the Memorandums of Understanding fulfil their goals?
Anna DIAMANTOPOULOU, Founder of Diktio, former European Commissioner
Zsolt DARVAS, Senior Fellow of Bruegel
Colm McCARTHY, Economist at University College Dublin
Chair: Stefano MICOSSI, Director General of Assonime
12.50 > 14.00 Lunch
14.00 > 16.15 2nd panel: What political lessons to learn from the Troika and the Task-force experiences?
Liem HOANG NGOC, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Pierre LEPETIT, Coordinator of the European technical assistance to Greece for the reform of public administration
Poul M. THOMSEN, Deputy Director of the IMFs European Department in charge of the IMFs programs with Greece and Portugal
Chair: Yves BERTONCINI, Director of Notre Europe Jacques Delors Institute
For more information, please see the programme.