ROUNDTABLE: EU economic governance watchdog

Author
Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm
Date
9 March, 2017
Type
Event
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Civil society, think tanks and academia are warmly invited to a discussion on Eurozone governance and the need for greater democratic legitimacy of institutions and decision-making in EU economic governance. How can civil society, think tanks and academia engage in the process and shape it towards a more inclusive and social Europe?

16:00 – 17:30 Setting up an economic governance watchdog: Informal network meeting convened by FINANCE WATCH & TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL EU

 

Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm, Transparency International EU

Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt, Finance Watch

David Rinaldi, Centre for European Policy Studies

Joost Mulder, Better Europe

 

Open invite for all interested civil society, academia & think tanks

17:30 Networking reception

Resources

From crisis to stability: How to make the ESM transparent and accountable

Transparency International EU’s in-depth study is the first analysis of the governance and accountability at the ESM, the newest European economic governance institution, and makes a number of concrete recommendations. To make the ESM accountable, more transparency is in order, about where decisions are taken and who calls the shots.

Investing in Integrity? Transparency and democratic accountability of the European Investment Bank

This report looks into the independence, transparency, integrity and accountability of the EIB, looking at both the legal provisions and their practical application. It also makes a number of recommendations to improve the EIB’s governance.

Want to know more? Get in touch

Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm

Research & Advocacy Coordinator – Eurozone Governance
leo.hoffmann-axthelm@transparency.org