Crisi finanziaria

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  • On 6 May 2019 the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) organised in its headquarters at Place du Congrès in Brussels a day of debates which focused on analysing the reform process of the Economic and Monetary Union, the various positions of the Member States' governments and some social actors, as well as the possible way forward from a situation that was qualified as a "blockage of the main reforms". In the six round tables that structured the debate, a total of 26 people participated, including keynote speakers, speakers and moderators. All of them were academics or officials of the European institutions.

  • The government, representatives of organised civil society and other interest groups call for fresh impetus for the European Union

  • Javier Doz Orrit
    • Economic resilience and labour market resilience must go hand in hand
    • Commitment to deepening EMU through stabilisation and upward convergence is crucial
    • Urging Member States into contractionary fiscal stances may be problematic
  • SBBS

    Sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS) can contribute to a greater diversification of and a risk reduction for sovereign bond portfolios held by banks and other financial operators. This could have a positive impact on the stability and resilience of the financial system and improve financial market integration.

  • NPLs

    The EESC welcomes the proposals concerning NPLs made by the European Commission, but recommends a specific impact assessment to ensure the suitability and effectiveness of the proposed measures

  • Lessons learned

    Il CESE presenta le misure tese a evitare il rigore delle politiche di austerità in futuro e ad attenuare gli effetti negativi derivanti dalla gestione dell'ultima crisi.

    La gestione delle crisi future dovrebbe puntare a raggiungere un equilibrio migliore tra gli obiettivi di bilancio e quelli sociali, per evitare gli effetti negativi sulla capacità economica, sui mercati del lavoro e sui sistemi di protezione sociale dei paesi colpiti. Nelle crisi future, al posto di politiche di austerità restrittive, le istituzioni dell'UE dovrebbero invece attuare politiche che perseguano la cooperazione economica, la crescita e la solidarietà.

  • Further measures at national and European level needed to counter the impact of future crises

    The EU Member States must urgently work on a stable, prosperous and more resilient EMU: this was one of the main conclusions of a public debate on completing the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on ...

  • Il CESE raccomanda di prevedere uno stimolo di bilancio incentrato sugli investimenti pubblici, dando nel contempo la priorità alle riforme strutturali per aumentare la produttività e sostenere la creazione di posti di lavoro di qualità

    Il Comitato economico e sociale europeo (CESE) esprime il suo disaccordo con la proposta della Commissione di mirare, per il 2018, a un orientamento complessivo della politica di bilancio sostanzialmente neutro, e raccomanda invece un orientamento di bilancio moderatamente positivo, pari allo 0,5% circa del PIL.

  • Reference number
    9/2017

    It is vital to foster economic growth; only if Europe has a strong economy, can it better face the political and social challenges that stand before it. This was one of the main messages of the EESC opinions adopted yesterday in Brussels. The EESC calls for more investment– both private and public – directly in the countries that need it most. The EU body representing Civil Society also finds that the Juncker plan is not enough ...