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22/10/2020
Fabio Panetta: On the edge of a new frontier: European payments in the digital age
Keynote speech by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB Conference “A new horizon for pan-European payments and digital euro”
12/10/2020
Fabio Panetta: A digital euro for the digital era
Introductory statement by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECON Committee of the European Parliament
11/10/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with Wall Street Journal
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Tom Fairless on 8 October
02/10/2020
ECB intensifies its work on a digital euro
02/10/2020
Fabio Panetta: We must be prepared to issue a digital euro
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

We should be ready to issue a digital euro if and when it is necessary, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta. The euro is a currency that Europeans trust. We need to make sure that it is fit for the future.

19/08/2020
Fabio Panetta, Isabel Schnabel: The provision of euro liquidity through the ECB’s swap and repo operations
Blog post by Fabio Panetta and Isabel Schnabel, Members of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

The ECB’s swap and repo lines are essential stabilising tools in the coronavirus crisis. In a joint Blog post, Executive Board members Fabio Panetta and Isabel Schnabel explain how these tools reduce funding risks, prevent financial contagion and support the euro’s use in global transactions.

13/07/2020
Fabio Panetta: Pursuing a successful path towards euro area accession
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a meeting of the Euro Accession Countries Working Group of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
07/07/2020
Fabio Panetta: Unleashing the euro’s untapped potential at global level
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Meeting with Members of the European Parliament
12/06/2020
Fabio Panetta: Sharing and strengthening the euro’s privilege
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

The goals of boosting the euro’s global standing and sharing its advantages more evenly are one and the same, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta. Through the right mix of European fiscal and monetary policy, we can build a better functioning Monetary Union that achieves both of these goals.

09/06/2020
International use of the euro broadly stable in 2019
11/05/2020
Yves Mersch: An ECB digital currency – a flight of fancy?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Consensus 2020 virtual conference, 11 May 2020
28/04/2020
Fabio Panetta: Beyond monetary policy – protecting the continuity and safety of payments during the coronavirus crisis
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

The ECB is working to protect the continuity and safety of payments during the coronavirus pandemic, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta in The ECB Blog. Europeans can trust in our commitment to support them throughout this crisis.

05/02/2020
Christine Lagarde: Remarks on the occasion of receiving the Grand Prix de l’Économie 2019 from Les Echos
Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the "Grand Prix de l’Économie des Echos pour l’année 2019"
05/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: The future of the euro
Presentation by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at "Berliner Gespräch zum Finanzplatz Frankfurt" organised by Hessische Landesvertretung in Berlin, 5 February 2020
27/11/2019
Christine Lagarde: Welcome address
Welcome address by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, on signing the euro banknotes
24/10/2019
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 24 October 2019
16/05/2019
Luis de Guindos: Deepening EMU and the implications for the international role of the euro
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the occasion of the joint conference of the European Commission and the European Central Bank on European financial integration and stability, Brussels, 16 May 2019
06/04/2019
Yves Mersch: Competitiveness of Europe and European Financial Markets
Panel contribution by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The Outlook for the Economy and Finance conference, Cernobbio, 6 April 2019
19/02/2019
Luis de Guindos: Euro at 20 years: the road ahead
Address by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the European Parliamentary Week, Brussels, 19 February 2019
15/02/2019
Benoît Cœuré: The euro’s global role in a changing world: a monetary policy perspective
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, 15 February 2019
31/01/2019
Yves Mersch: The possible triangle: frictionless movement of payments, securities and collateral across Europe
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the International Capital Markets Association’s European Repo and Collateral Council, Luxembourg, 31 January 2019
28/01/2019
Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the ECON committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 28 January 2019
15/01/2019
Mario Draghi: 20th anniversary of the euro
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the session of the plenary of the European Parliament to mark the anniversary of the euro in Strasbourg, 15 January 2019
11/01/2019
Yves Mersch: Tenth anniversary of the euro in Slovakia
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Conference to mark the tenth anniversary of the introduction of the euro in Slovakia, Bratislava, 11 January 2019
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07/01/2019
Luis de Guindos: Fostering resilience and convergence in Economic and Monetary Union
Keynote speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the conference “Five Years with the Euro”, Latvia, 7 January 2019
18/12/2018
Luis de Guindos: Integration and convergence: from the peseta to the euro
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at an event in honour of the 40th anniversary of the Spanish constitution organised by the Spanish Ministry of Economy in Madrid
15/12/2018
Mario Draghi: Europe and the euro 20 years on
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at Laurea Honoris Causa in Economics by University of Sant'Anna, Pisa, 15 December 2018
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14/02/2018
Yves Mersch: The role of euro banknotes as legal tender
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 4th Bargeldsymposium of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main, 14 February 2018
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