Apr 18

Past Event

The Way Forward for the Eurozone and Europe: A Conversation with European Policymakers

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On April 18, Global Economy and Development at Brookings and the Center for the United States and Europe hosted a discussion on the European economy and the ongoing crisis in the eurozone with a distinguished panel of European policymakers. Panelists included: Olli Rehn, European Commission vice president for economic and monetary affairs and the euro; Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch finance minister and president of the Eurogroup; Klaus Regling, managing director of the European Stability Mechanism; Werner Hoyer, president of the European Investment Bank; and Jorg Asmussen, executive board member of the European Central Bank. Brookings President Strobe Talbott provided introductory remarks. Vice President Kemal Derviş, director of Global Economy and Development, moderated the discussion. 

Event Agenda

  • Introduction

  • Panelists

    • Jorg Asmussen

      Executive Board Member

      European Central Bank

    • Jeroen Dijsselbloem

      President , The Eurogroup

      Minister of Finance, Kingdom of Netherlands

    • Werner Hoyer


      European Investment Bank

    • Klaus Regling

      Managing Director

      European Stability Mechanism

    • Olli Rehn

      Vice President for Economic and Monetary Affairs, and the Euro

      European Commission

  • Moderator


April 18, 2013

4:15 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Brookings Institution

Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW


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