Contemporary history of Europe

Audiovisual work- Interview with Philippe Maystadt, Nivelles 11 November 2016 (Lenght 01:57:16)

In the framework of the research project "Pirre Werner and Europe", interview with Philippe Maystadt, Professor of Law at the Université catholique de Louvain since 1989, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economic Affairs from 1986 to 1988, Minister for Finance from 1988 to 1995, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Foreign Trade from 1995 to 1998, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) from 1997 to 1998 and President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) from 2000 to 2011, carried out by the Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE) on 11 November 2015 at Philippe Maystadt’s home in Nivelles. The interview was conducted by Dr Elena Danescu, a Researcher at the CVCE, and particularly focuses on the following subjects: Belgium and the European integration process, the Delors Report and the establishment of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), the creation and aims of the EBRD, Maystadt’s time as President of the EIB and the Maystadt report on the reform of European governance.

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