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Public debate: The Euro Area at a crossroads: Policies for growth, jobs and competitiveness

 

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

 

with

            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 (news.contact@oecd.org; tel: + 33 1 4524 9700).