Macro Economic Dialogue with the Social Partners: arrivals 3 Presidencies, European Commission, ECB, Eurogroup, EFC, EPC, and Social Partners (Businesseurope, CEEP, UEAMPE,ETUC)
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council/Justus Lipsius
End production: 12/11/2012 First transmission: 12/11/2012
The Macro-economic Dialogue is an institutionalised form of discussion between the Council, the Commission, the European Central Bank and the European Social Partners. It was established by the European Council in June 1999 in Cologne, which provided for three Social Partners.
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||Arrival of Vassos Shiarly, Minister of Finance of Cyprus
||Arrival of Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance of Ireland
||Arrival of Philippe De Buck, Director General of BusinessEurope
||Arrival of Jean-Claude Juncker, President of Eurogroup
||SOUNDBITE (in French) by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of Eurogroup: I am very impressed with the performing policies of Greece, just voted the reform program, tonight just voted for the 2013 budget. So far, they are doing well. Today we are going to evaluate the value of the Troika report, which has just come to us tonight. There will be no final decisions today. Preparatory meetings aim to organize the next disbursement to Greece in the best way possible.