Brussels Economic Forum 2011: extracts from the session II on "European economic governance framework in practice – Ensuring its robustness"
On 18/05/2011, the Brussels Economic Forum (BEF) 2011 offered an opportunity to discuss the new era of the EU economic governance. High level decision-makers, economists, social partners and the media will gathered to debate and exchange ideas. This year, the time had come for Europe to adopt and implement the full, reformed economic governance framework – from the first European Semester to a robust surveillance of fiscal and macroeconomic policies. Its successful implementation would represent a major overhaul of economic policy coordination in Europe.Sharon Bowles, Member of the EP and Chairwoman of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, attended the Session II on "European economic governance framework in practice – Ensuring its robustness", and made statements.