Tag Archives: Eurogroup

Eurogroup’s President Jeroen Dijsselbloem on European Ombudsman’s letter on Eurogroup transparency

The Hague, 02-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Mrs. Emily O’Reilly European Ombudsman Subject: Recent initiatives to improve Eurogroup transparency Thank you very much for your letter of 14 March and your kind words of appreciation for the recent initiatives to improve … Read the full press release

Eurogroup on Draft Budgetary Plans (DBPs) for 2016: We broadly concur with the Commission’s opinions and analysis

BRUSSELS, 24-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The close coordination of Member States’ fiscal policies significantly contributes to the strength and cohesion of the euro area. This cohesion and appreciation of common challenges is all the more important when policy-making is confronted … Read the full press release

Eurogroup’s Jeroen Dijsselbloem: peer pressure among ministers can stimulate economic growth and fight youth unemployment in Europe

BILBAO, Spain, 4-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Peer pressure among ministers and best practices are useful tools to stimulate economic growth and fight youth unemployment in Europe, according to the President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem. He was speaking at the Stability … Read the full press release

Eurogroup: Ireland and Spain programmes on track to end in December, 2013

The Eurogroup reviewed the reforms and fiscal adjustments in some member states receiving financial assistance. The road ahead for banking union completion was discussed. Eurogroup reviews progress in Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Greece Brussels, Belgium, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  Ireland and … Read the full press release

Eurogroup ministers: early signs of euro area recovery

13-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurogroup ministers got back to business today in Vilnius in their first meeting since the end of the summer break. There was good news from Cyprus, where work has started in earnest on reforms designed to get the … Read the full press release

Jeroen Dijsselbloem clarifies Eurogroup’s position on the Greek programme and Greece’s financing needs

Appearing in front of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee today, the Eurogroup President took the opportunity to clarify the situation with regard to the Greek programme and Greece’s financing needs. 06-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — He welcomed the real progress … Read the full press release

Cyprus bailout debate with Olli Rehn & Jorg Asmussen

MEPs dissect Cyprus bailout with Messrs Rehn and Asmussen 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The confusion and delay that surrounded decisions on the Cyprus assistance plan were not only due to Cypriot intransigence. Rather, they reveal a need to radically rethink Eurogroup … Read the full press release

What President Barroso actually said at the Brussels Think Tank Dialogue on 22 April 2013

Austerity and growth debate Brussels, 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Matina Stevis (moderator): The role of the institutions of the Commission within the context of this crisis can surely not just be to provide intellectual leadership or aspiration. Surely it must be to be … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso on Greece

Brussels, 28-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by President Barroso on Greece I welcome the agreement reached by the Eurogroup earlier this morning on Greece, which underscores the Commission’s continuous efforts to help guide the quick implementation of the programme and ensure … Read the full press release