Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup
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Jeroen Dijsselbloem speaks at the European Business Summit in Brussels, 2 June 2016
Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem will speak at the European Business Summit, which takes place at the Egmont Palace, in Brussels, on 2 June 2016.
The President will speak about long-term investments and private sector long-term strategy. The speech will be livestreamed.
Eurogroup meeting, 24 May 2016
The Eurogroup endorsed a staff-level agreement between Greece and the institutions, which allows to finalise the first review of Greece's economic adjustment programme. This will enable the European Stability Mechanism to unlock the next tranche (€10.3 bn) of financial assistance to Greece.
The Eurogroup also agreed on short-, medium- and long-term measures to ensure the sustainability of Greece's public debt.
Ministers also welcomed the results of 5th post-programme review in Spain, carried out by the European Commission and the European Central Bank, and discussed the economic outlook in the euro area.
Letter by Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem to the European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly on Eurogroup transparency, 16 May 2016.
Remarks by J. Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 24 May 2016.
The Eurogroup welcomed a staff-level agreement on the first review of Greece's programme and agreed on the approach to ensure its debt sustainability.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem presented the outcome of the Eurogroup, which discussed the first review of the macroeconomic adjustment programme for Greece.
The Eurogroup discussed the state of play of the first review of Greece's macroeconomic adjustment programme and agreed on the way forward.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem presented the outcome of the Eurogroup meeting, which covered Greece, insolvency frameworks and the single supervisory mechanism for banks.
The Eurogroup agrees on principles for improving the efficiency of national insolvency frameworks.
On 14 April 2016, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem made a speech at the Peterson Institute, Washington, D.C.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem presented the outcome of the Eurogroup meeting, which covered Greece, Cyprus, implementation of draft budgetary plans and other issues.
The Eurogroup supports Cyprus' decision to exit its programme as foreseen later this month without a successor arrangement.
The Eurogroup followed up on the implementation of member states' 2016 draft budgetary plans.
J. Dijsselbloem presented the outcome of the Eurogroup's discussion, which covered economic situation, Greece, Portugal, and transparency among other issues.
The Eurogroup welcomes Portugal's commitments to take the necessary measures to ensure the compliance of its 2016 budget with the Stability and Growth Pact.
J.Dijsselbloem presented the outcome of the Eurogroup's discussion on Greece and Cyprus, the draft European Semester recommendation for the euro area and the interim results of the IMF Article IV consultation.
J.Dijsselbloem presented the key points of the meeting: Greece, activities of the Single Supervisory Mechanism and post-programme surveillance in Ireland.
J.Dijsselbloem presented the outcome of the Eurogroup's discussion on draft budgetary plans for 2016 and Greece's economic adjustment programme.
The Eurogroup statement on the budgetary situation and prospects for the euro area and on the draft budgetary plans of its members for 2016.
The Eurogroup welcomed the progress made in implementing the Greek programme and in the recapitalisation of the largest Greek banks.
On 21 November 2015, the President of Eurogroup gave a statement on Greece.
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Jeroen Dijsselbloem has been Eurogroup President since 21 January 2013. He was re-elected to the post for a second term on 13 July 2015.
J. Dijsselbloem is the second permanent Eurogroup President in the history of the Eurogroup. Jeroen Dijsselbloem is currently also Minister for Finance of The Netherlands.
Since February 2013 he has also held the post of Chairperson of the board of governors of the European Stability Mechanism.
Finance ministers from the euro area countries meet every month in the Eurogroup to discuss issues that are of shared interest because they use a single currency. Over the next two years their discussions will focus on financial stability, sustainable growth and job creation.
In particular, developing the banking union will help to increase financial stability within the euro area. Investment by governments and companies will encourage economic activity and job creation. Ensuring sound and growth-friendly fiscal policy in line with the eurozone's rules (the Stability and Growth Pact) makes the euro area economy more stable.
We also need structural economic reform to unlock productive capacity, particularly in areas such as labour and product markets.
Progress in all these areas will give everyone, especially young people, the chance to prosper, and will secure the European social model for the future.