Sven Giegold


Eurogroup / candidate for ECB executive board: European Parliament must insist on gender-balanced shortlist

Today, the Euro finance ministers in the Eurogroup agreed on a candidate to succeed Yves Mersch for the ECB executive board. The candidate is to be proposed tomorrow by the Council for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) before being appointed by the European Council, following opinions from the European Parliament and the Governing Council of […]

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New president of the Eurogroup: Paschal Donohoe must not slow down European tax reform

Today, the Euro finance ministers have elected the Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe as the new Eurogroup president for the next two and a half years. The Portuguese predecessor Mario Centeno had announced his resignation as finance minister at the beginning of June and thus also resigned as head of the Eurogroup. MEP Sven Giegold, […]

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