Experts Seminar – “The role and place of Parliaments in the coordination of budgetary and economic policies”

New Institutions and New Accountability for the Economic and Monetary Union Time: From 9.30 > […]
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25/03/2013

New Institutions and New Accountability for the Economic and Monetary Union

Time: From 9.30 > 17.15

Venue : FEPS Office, 40 Rue Montoyer – 1000 Brussels – Belgium

The seminars aims at an intensive expert debate among EU and national experts, which aims to contribute to the clarification of concepts and the emergence of new ideas and proposals for this important policy issue for the coming years.

Welcome address and introduction:

Ernst STETTER, Secretary General of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies

 

Session 1: Political and Legal Uncertainties in the existing Budgetary and Economic Policy Coordination

Introductory statements by:

  • Christophe CARESCHE, Member of the French Parliament
  • Marcel HAAG, Head of Unit, Europe 2020 – European Semester, Secretariat General of the European Commission
  • Johannes LINDNER, Head of EU Institutions and Fora Division, European Central Bank
  • Olivier ROZENBERG, Associate Research Professor, Centre d’Etudes européennes, Sciences Po Paris
  • Manuel SARRAZIN, Member of the German Parliament

Moderation:

Christian DEUBNER, Member of Scientific Council and independent consultant, Foundation for European Progressive Studies

 

Session 2: Differentiation in Budgetary and Economic Policy Coordination

Introductory statements by:

  • Poul Skytte CHRISTOFFERSEN, Ambassador of Denmark in Belgium
  • Agata GOSTYNSKA, Research Fellow, Polish Institute of International Affairs
  • Ben SMULDERS, Principal Legal Adviser, Équipe Institutions, Legal Service of the European Commission

Moderation:

Valentin KREILINGER, Research Fellow, Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute

Session 3: Multi-Parliamentary Control of Budgetary and Economic Policy Coordination

Introductory statements by:

  • Roberto GUALTIERI, Member of the European Parliament
  • Andreas MAURER, Head of Brussels office, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
  • Marcel MERSCH, Head of Unit, Economic and Social Policy, S&D Group
  • Julie SMITH, Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge

Moderation:

Olivier ROZENBERG, Associate Research Professor, Centre d’Etudes européennes, Sciences Po Paris

Session 4: Convergence of National Policy Processes in the Field of Budgetary and Economic Policies

Introductory statements by:

  • Markus GALLANDER, Adviser on Budgetary Issues, Parliamentary Group of the SPD
  • Sandro GOZI, Member of the Italian Parliament
  • Christian KASTROP, Deputy Director-General of the Economic Policy Department, Directorate for Public Finance and Economic Affairs, German Federal Ministry of Finance
  • Renaud THILLAYE, Policy Researcher, Policy Network

Moderation:

Christian DEUBNER, Member of Scientific Council and independent consultant, Foundation for European Progressive Studies

 

Concluding remarks:

Yves BERTONCINI, Director of Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute

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