Economic dialogue with the President of the Eurogroup

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Publication Date January 2021
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Paschal Donohoe has been invited to his first Economic Dialogue in the European Parliament's ECON Committee since his election as President of the Eurogroup in July 2020. The exchange of views with Members of the ECON Committee will cover the ongoing work of the Eurogroup, notably short term policy measures intended to combat the economic, financial and social consequences of COVID-19, medium term policies to support a sustainable recovery and increase resilience of the Euro Area and longer term objectives relating to the robustness of the EMU governance framework, including completing the Banking Union.

This briefing covers the following issues: the Eurogroup work programme until June 2021 (Section 1); Economic situation and developments (Section 2); the Recovery and Resilience Facility and the 2021 European Semester Cycle (Section 3); EU/EA policy measures taken to mitigate the economic effects of the pandemic (Section 4); Financial assistance programmes and reform of European Stability Mechanism (Section 5) and Banking Union developments (Section 6).

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Eurogroup: Opening remarks by Paschal Donohoe at the European Parliament's ECON Committee, 25 January 2021

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