8 June 2017: Panel Debate European Parliament

The German Trade Union Confederation – DGB, the Confederation of Christian Trade Unions – ACV/CSC, the European Christian Democratic Workers – EUCDW, the European Social Observatory – OSE and the Robert Schuman Foundation – RSF cordially invite you to a panel debate:
Programme
  • 14.30 Welcome – Ivo Belet, Member of the European Parliament (EPP Group)
  • 14.40 Fiscal rules for public investment in the Stability and Growth Pact: the position of the National Bank of Belgium – Luc Van Meensel, Advisor, Research Department - National Bank of Belgium (NBB)
  • 15.00 Why are the fiscal rules for public investment in the Stability and Growth Pact problematic? – Achim Truger, Professor of Economics, Berlin School of Economics and Law
  • 15.30 Discussant – Mathieu Meaulle, Economic Advisor, European Trade Union Confederation(ETUC)
  • 15u40 Panel debate – Moderator: Bart Vanhercke, Director, European Social Observatory (OSE)
    • Luc Van Meensel  - National Bank of Belgium (NBB)
    • Achim Truger, Berlin School of Economics and Law
    • Mathieu Meaulle, European Trade Union Confederation
    • A Member of the European Parliament - EPP / CDU (TBC)
    • A representative of the European Commission’s DG ECFIN (TBC)
  • 16.15 Conclusion – Florian Moritz, Head of Division European and International Economic Policy, German Trade Union Confederation (DGB)

Practical information

Date & time: Thursday 8 June 2017, 14.30-16.30 pm
Venue: European Parliament, Room JAN 6Q1
Languages: Dutch, French, English, German
Registration: Registrations for this panel debate are closed.