The event was organized by the Ministry of Finance within the scope of activities of the Czech Presidency. The workshop, which was held in the historical premises of Kaiserštejnský and Malostranský Palaces, was attended by representatives of the European Commission and experts from EU Member States.
CR Presidency to the EU
On 12 – 13 June an international workshop entitled “Towards a New Financial Regulatory Framework” was held in Prague. The event was organised by the Ministry of Finance within the scope of activities of the Czech Presidency.
On 12-13 June, Prague will host an international workshop under the title “Towards a new financial regulatory framework”. The meeting is organised by the Ministry of Finance under the auspices of the Czech Presidency.
On Tuesday 9 June, for the last time during the Czech Presidency, EU Ministers responsible for finance and economy will meet in Luxembourg. The ECOFIN meeting will be chaired by Czech Finance Minister and ECOFIN President Eduard Janota.
The main priorities of the Swedish Presidency include the fight against the consequences of the economic crisis and against climate change. Sweden and the preceding French and Czech Presidencies form the Trio Presidency. The rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union is held for six months by each Member State in turn. However, the Presidencies work in Trios so as to maintain the continuity in the running of the Council.
President of the ECOFIN Council and Czech Minister of Finance Eduard Janota spoke today at the Brussels Economic Forum on “population ageing, the economic crisis, and their impact on the sustainability of public finances”.
On 10 – 12 May Prague hosts the 41st Conference of Community and European Affairs Committees of Parliaments of the European Union (COSAC). In today’s part of the meeting the parliamentarians discussed among other things the current economic and financial situation in Europe. Czech Finance Minister Eduard Janota and former Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek addressed the conference as well.
After the April informal meeting held in Prague, the EU Finance Ministers met again in Brussels.
European Union Presidency Conclusions of the Ministerial Dialogue between the Economic and Finance Ministers of the EU and the Candidate Countries - on 5 May 2009, Brussels
On Tuesday 5 May, Ministers of Finance and Economy from the European Union’s Member States will meet in Brussels. The ECOFIN meeting will be chaired by Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek.
On 25–26 April, Washington hosted the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB). The Czech delegation was headed by Miroslav Kalousek, the Czech Finance Minister and WB governor on behalf of the Czech Republic, and Zdeněk Tůma, the Governor of the Czech National Bank representing at the same time the Czech Republic as the IMF Governor.