Completing the Economic and Monetary Union

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Juha Jokela / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä Juha Jokela / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä
Xavier Ragot / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä Xavier Ragot / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä
Vesa Vihriälä / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä Vesa Vihriälä / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä
Päivi Leino-Sandberg / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä Päivi Leino-Sandberg / Photo: Alvar Aalto-Setälä

Tors 22.9.2016 kl. 10:00-12:00
Auditorium of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Ankkurikatu 5, 4th floor, Helsinki

The EMU is widely seen as an unfinished business. In 2015, the uncertainty over the future of Greece in the euro area highlighted the need to continue envisaged reforms. On the other hand, the UK referendum on the country’s EU membership has arguably lowered the member states political ambition to make far-reaching changes to the EMU. New reforms are seen to require a treaty change, and might lead to referendums. How solid is the current EMU? What are the key development needs, and available options to strengthen it? How will Brexit shape the ongoing discussion on the future of the EMU?

Speakers: 

Xavier Ragot, Head of the L’Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques (SciencesPo) and member of the Conseil d’analyse économique (France)

Vesa Vihriälä, Managing Director, Research Institute of the Finnish Economy and the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA 

Päivi Leino-Sandberg, Professor of International and European Law, University of Eastern Finland

Chair: Juha Jokela, Programme Director, Finnish Institute of International Affairs


For further information, please contact: Marie-Louise Hindsberg, tel. +358 9 432 7712, marie-louise.hindsbergfiia.fi