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  • Adopted on 08/12/2010
    Sygnatura
    INT/537-EESC-2010-01-01-1617
    Workers - GR II
    Italy
    Plenary session number
    467
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  • Adopted on 01/10/2009
    Sygnatura
    CCMI/65-EESC-2009-01-01-1469
    Employers - GR I
    Italy
    Plenary session number
    456
    -
  • 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

    The EESC presents measures to avoid the severity of austerity in the future and to mitigate the negative effects of previous crisis management

    Future crisis management should strive for a better balance between fiscal and social objectives to avoid adverse effects on the economic capacities, labour markets and social protection systems of the countries concerned. Instead of restrictive austerity, the EU institutions should in future crisis situations implement policies in pursuit of economic cooperation, growth and solidarity.

  • 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 ...

  • The EESC advocates a fiscal stimulus focusing on public investment, while also prioritising structural reforms to enhance productivity and support the creation of quality jobs

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) disagrees with the European Commission's proposal for an overall broadly neutral fiscal stance in 2018, advocating a moderate positive fiscal stance of around 0.5% of GDP instead.