He will be taking unpaid electoral leave of absence from his duties as Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro from April 7 to May 25, 2014 in order to actively participate in the election campaign. Therefore, his website will not be updated during that period.
Vice-President Kallas will be temporarily responsible at political level for the portfolio of Vice-President Rehn.
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Hans-Dietrich Genscher, former Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany, will be keynote speaker at the Brussels Economic Forum organised by DG ECFIN on Tuesday 10 June. The theme of this year's 15th edition will be "Sustaining the Recovery: Strategies and Policies for Growth and Stability".
After two frenetic days in Beijing, where together with the Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem I had a number of fruitful discussions with the Chinese authorities, on 16 January I began a short visit...