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Vanishing Act: The Eurogroup’s Accountability

Download the report here.  Who governs the euro area? The informal nature of the Eurogroup and the limited transparency of its decision making makes this a difficult question to answer. Yet knowing who is in charge is the very prerequisite of...
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Event: Vanishing Act: The Eurogroup’s Accountability

Report launch and panel discussion with the Eurogroup Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 9:30 – 12:30 Finance Watch event suite – Rue Ducale 67, 1000 Brussels Who governs the euro area? The informal nature of the Eurogroup and the limited transparency of...
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Notice for research services – Eurogroup study

Call for tenders Application deadline: 07 September 2018 Purpose of assignment Deliver a study of the Eurogroup as an institution – answering questions such as who participates, where workstreams and documents are prepared and contributed from,...
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Deepening the Eurozone with democratic legitimacy in mind

This week’s Euro Summit was long set to negotiate major reforms for the euro, including a possible European Monetary Fund and euro area budget. In this open letter, we ask Heads of State and Government to focus on the democratic legitimacy of...
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Eurozone watchdog network launched

On 5 December 2017, Transparency International EU launched the Eurozone watchdog network with 18 partner organisations. We launched this network one day ahead of the Commission’s formal proposals to reform Eurozone governance. This is an open...
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New Eurogroup President faces long to do list

Monday, the Eurogroup will choose a new President among the shortlisted candidates from Portugal, Luxembourg, Latvia and Slovakia. Whoever is chosen will face the daunting task of reconnecting the Eurogroup with the citizens it serves.