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PRESS INFORMATION - OECD seminar - The Euro Area at a crossroads: Policies for growth, jobs and competitiveness - Brussels, 17 February 2014

Source: Council of the European Union (Council) i, published on Friday, February 14 2014.

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Brussels, 14 February 2014

THE EUROPEAN UNION

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PRESS INFORMATION

OECD seminar

The Euro Area at a crossroads: Policies for growth, jobs and competitiveness

Monday, 17 February 2014

Council press room, Justus Lipsius building - Brussels

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Access to the press centre will be subject to the usual conditions: presentation of your EU inter-institutional press card or national press card and ID (If you do not have a national press card you should present an ORIGINAL letter signed by your editor–in–chief of your media organisation, specifying your professional status).

The event can be followed live at http://video.consilium.europa.eu

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The Euro Area at a crossroads: Policies for growth, jobs and competitiveness

17 February 2014, 10:30-12:30 Press Room, Justus Lipsius Building, Council of the EU, Rue de la Loi 175, B-1048 Brussels

10:30-10:45: Opening remarks by Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the OECD

10:45-11:00: Remarks by Jeroen Dijsselbloem i, President of the Eurogroup

11:00-11:45: Panel discussion with:

Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the OECD

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup

Maria Luís Albuquerque, Minister of State and Finance of Portugal

Luis de Guindos, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain

Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance of Ireland

11:45-12:25: Q&A session with all participants

12:25-12:30: Closing remarks

The seminar is moderated by Peter Spiegel, Brussels Bureau Chief of the Financial Times