Crise financeira

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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

    O CESE propõe medidas para evitar os rigores da austeridade no futuro e compensar o impacto negativo da gestão da passada crise

    A gestão das futuras crises deve permitir um melhor equilíbrio entre objetivos orçamentais e sociais, para prevenir efeitos negativos sobre a capacidade económica, o mercado de trabalho e os regimes de segurança social dos países afetados. Em vez de uma austeridade restritiva, em futuras situações de crise as instituições da UE deveriam aplicar políticas que favoreçam a cooperação económica, o crescimento e a solidariedade.

  • 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 ...

  • O CESE recomenda um estímulo orçamental centrado no investimento público que privilegie, ao mesmo tempo, as reformas estruturais para aumentar a produtividade e apoiar a criação de emprego de qualidade

    O Comité Económico e Social Europeu (CESE) discorda da proposta da Comissão Europeia de uma orientação orçamental globalmente neutra em 2018, defendendo uma orientação orçamental moderadamente positiva de cerca de 0,5% do PIB.

  • 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 ...