Friday 22. October 2021

COMECE Plenary Assembly 26-28 October

The COMECE Autumn Plenary Assembly will be held from Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 October 2011 in Brussels. 23 COMECE Member Bishops will be present. The main topic of the Plenary will be « The Financial Crisis and the future of European Integration »


The Bishops will analyse the economical and political reasons for the debt crisis in Europe and the instruments that have been set up to tackle the crisis. They will also reflect on “confidence” as a key factor to solve the crisis in a political, economical and social context.


Speakers on the Main topic :


- Mr Peter Wagner, Head of Unit, Task Force for Greece, European Commission.

- Prof. Dr. Lans Bovenberg, Tilburg University (The Netherlands)

- Dr. Emmanuel van der Mensbrugghe, Director of the IMF Offices in Europe, International Monetary Fund

- M. Jean-Pierre Jouyet, President of the French Financial Markets Authority


Programme and list of Participants can be downloaded in PDF here


COMECE Plenary assemblies are closed to the public.

There will be no Press Conference.

A final press release will be issued as usual on Friday at noon.


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Alessandro Di Maio

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