Public debate - Brussels
The Euro Area at a crossroads: Policies for growth, jobs and competitiveness
10.30 -12.30 Monday 17 February 2014
Press Room, Justus Lipsius Building,
Council of the EU, rue de la Loi 175, Brussels
Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the OECD
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands
Michael Noonan, Minister of Finance of Ireland
Luis de Guindos, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain
Maria Luís Albuquerque, Minister of State and Finance of Portugal
Jutta Urpilainen, Minister of Finance of Finland (TBC)
Moderator: Peter Spiegel, Brussels bureau chief, Financial Times
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and finance ministers from some of the countries hit hardest by the crisis will discuss what action is needed to ensure a more dynamic and resilient Euro Area in the years ahead.
Following the debate, the panel will take questions from the audience, including journalists.
The event is open to accredited media. For further information, journalists are invited to contact the OECD’s Media Division (firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: + 33 1 4524 9700).