Interview with Philippe Maystadt (Nivelles, 11 November 2015) — Excerpt: Debates at the IGC on EMU over economic governance in the euro zone and economic and social criteria

In this interview excerpt, Philippe Maystadt, Belgian Finance Minister from 1988 to 1998, describes the main debates at the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) which was held to lead to the signing of the Treaty on European Union. He particularly mentions the discussions over the introduction of a form of economic governance in the euro zone and the establishment of unemployment criteria to determine countries’ eligibility to join EMU.

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Source: Interview de Philippe Maystadt / PHILIPPE MAYSTADT, Elena Danescu, prise de vue : Nicolas Donnerup, prise de son: Nicolas Donnerup. - Nivelles: CVCE [Prod.], 11.11.2016. CVCE, Sanem. - VIDEO (00:05:26, Couleur, Son original).

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