Member of the European Parliament Sander Loones (N-VA/
The N-VA is a member of the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR), a conservative, eurorealistic parliamentary group in the European Parliament. The N-VA shares their realistic view of the European project and also advocates for the correct and intensive application of the subsidiarity principle. For example, we must not be afraid to ask ourselves if it would be better to leave certain European initiatives to the Member States. The N-VA also identifies with the emphases that the ECR places on the social-economic issues. Since the 2014 elections, the ECR has become the third largest parliamentary group in the European Parliament.
) has been a vocal opponent of the ultra-loose monetary policy conducted by the ECB over the past years. On May 16, he is organising a workshop (12:00-14:30) on why it is necessary to end QE and how to do it. The workshop is the third of a series within the framework of the project ‘Leergeld.eu’.
Former American Federal Reserve insider Danielle DiMartino Booth will give a keynote speech on how and why the central banks need to normalise monetary policy. A panel with Stéphane Rottier (
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), established in 1945, focuses on monetary issues. The global organisation is governed by and accountable to the 188 member countries. In addition to financial stability, monetary cooperation and international trade, the IMF promotes and supports employment, sustainable economic growth and combating poverty. In this regard, it provides loans, technical assistance, specialised training courses and advice to governments. It also monitors financial trends.
, ex-ECB) and Geert Noels (Econopolis) will subsequently discuss the situation in the Eurozone.
More information and free registration on https://www.leergeld.eu/en
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