Speeches published in 2001

31/12/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  A new future for Europe - Welcoming the euro banknotes and coins
Keynote address by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at an awards ceremony and press conference held on the eve of the introduction of the euro banknotes and coins, Frankfurt am Main, 31 December 2001.
18/12/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament with the President of the European Central Bank, in accordance with Article 113(3) of the Treaty on European Union
Introductory statement by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 18 December 2001
17/12/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  The ECB's monetary policy strategy and the quantitative definition of price stability
Letter of Dr. W. F. Duisenberg, President of the ECB to the Chairperson of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
07/12/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Current fiscal and monetary policy issues in the euro area
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Taxpayers Association of Europe's, Taxpayers' Award 2001, Brussels, 12 December 2001.
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05/12/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The "Psychology" of the European Currency, as viewed by the European Central Bank
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), Speech delivered at the Symposium "The Psychology of the European Currency", organised by the Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt, 5 December 2001.
29/11/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Some remarks on the future of the euro
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), Speech delivered at the 7th Financial and Economic Forum, Vienna, 29 November 2001.
23/11/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  The ECB and the accession process
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress, at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt am Main, 23 November 2001.
22/11/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Balance of payments seminar with accession countries
Welcoming speech by Eugenio Domingo Solans (ECB), Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), 22 November 2001.
19/11/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  NETDAYS launch
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), Speech delivered at the Chapelle des Brigittines, Brussels, 19 November 2001.
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16/11/2001
Otmar Issing:  The relevance of reliable statistical systems for monetary policy making in the euro area
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank CEPR/ECB Workshop on issues in the measurement of price indices, Frankfurt am Main, 16 November 2001
16/11/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Issues concerning the use and measurement of the HICP
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), Speech delivered at the CEPR/ECB Workshop on Issues in the Measurement of Price Indices, Frankfurt, 16 November 2001
14/11/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  The introduction of the euro, the regions and the accession process
Speech delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank at the plenary session of European Union Committee of the Regions, Brussels, 14 November 2001
12/11/2001
Christian Noyer:  "Challenges ahead": The accession process
Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, 12 November 2001.
08/11/2001
Christian Noyer:  Banking in the euro area
Speech by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the 30th Anniversary of the Association of Foreign Banks' Representatives Frankfurt, 8 November 2001
26/10/2001
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  12 settembre: Il mondo non e' al punto zero
Lezione di Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Università di Padova 26 Ottobre 2001
17/10/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Euro 2002 Information Campaign
the EURO. OUR money. Speech delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank at the conference hosted by the Bank of Greece on 17 October 2001 in Athens
17/10/2001
Otmar Issing:  The challenge for monetary policy: a European perspective
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank German British Forum, London, 17 October 2001
16/10/2001
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  Integration of the euro area financial markets
Speech delivered by Dr. Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, ACI, Dublin, 15 October 2001.
16/10/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  The ECB's quantitative definition of price stability and its comparison with such definitions or inflation targets applied in other large economic areas
Letter of Dr. W. F. Duisenberg, President of the ECB to the Chairperson of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Mrs. Christa Randzio-Plath
16/10/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Challenges to economic statistics in a united Europe
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Speech delivered at the "2001 Days of Official Statistics" conference, Vienna, 16 October 2001.
15/10/2001
Christian Noyer:  The ECB and the accession process
Speech by Mr. Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the European Federation of Finance House Associations (EUROFINAS) conference. Warsaw, 15 October 2001.
09/10/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Practical aspects of the introduction of the euro
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), Speech delivered at the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum, Brussels, 9 October 2001.
05/10/2001
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  The euro and the global economy
Speech delivered by Dr. Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, 12th Wirtschaftssymposium, "Global Business - Redefining the Challenge", 5 October 2001European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel
26/09/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Developments in international financial markets
Speech delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank at the inauguration ceremony of the Second Swedish National Pension Fund, Gothenburg, 26 September 2001
24/09/2001
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  Towards a single payment area
Keynote address of Mr. Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the EU Commission conference Payments in euro in the Internal Market Brussels, 24 September 2001
18/09/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Putting euro banknotes and coins into circulation
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and the Executive Board of the European Central Bank.Speech delivered at the Euro 2002 Information Campaign conference, hosted by Banca d'Italia. Rome, 18 September 2001.
17/09/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Euro 2002 Information Campaign
the EURO. OUR money. Speech delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank at the conference hosted by Suomen Pankki (Bank of Finland) on 17 September 2001 in Helsinki at the Marina Congress Centre
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14/09/2001
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  The ECB's monetary policy – accountability, transparency and communication
Speech delivered by Ms Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Old Age, New Economy and Central Banking Conference, organised by CEPR/ESI and Suomen Pankki, 14 September 2001, Helsinki.
12/09/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliamentwith the President of the European Central Bank, in accordance with Article 113(3) of the Treaty on European Union
Introductory statement by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 12 September 2001
06/09/2001
Christian Noyer:  The stability-oriented monetary policy of the ECB
Luncheon speech by Mr. Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the conference organised by HSBC CCF Securities, Paris, 6 September 2001
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05/09/2001
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  Clearing and settlement of securities: a European perspective
Speech of Mr. Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Symposium of the Deutsche Bundesbank Payment and Securities Settlement Systems in Germany against the Background of European and International Developments Frankfurt am Main, 5 September 2001
30/08/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Press conference on the occasion of the unveiling of the euro banknotes and their security features. Presentation of the mass media campaign including a brief overview of the Euro 2002 Information Campaign
by Professor Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 30 August 2001
30/08/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  ECB Press conference on the occasion of the unveiling of the euro banknotes and their security features, Frankfurt am Main, 30 August 2001
Transcript of the questions asked and the answers given by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the ECB, and Prof. Dr. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB
30/08/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Press conference on the occasion of the unveiling of the euro banknotes and their security features. Introductory remarks on the euro banknotes and their security features
by Professor Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 30 August 2001
30/08/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Press conference on the occasion of the unveiling of the euro banknotes and their security features. Introductory statement
Introductory statement by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 30 August 2001
10/07/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  La campagne d'information Euro 2002
l'EURO. NOTRE monnaie Intervention de Willem F. Duisenberg Président de la Banque centrale européenne, lors de la conférence organisée par la Banque de France le 10 juillet 2001, à l'hotel George V, Paris
09/07/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Europa y la nueva economía
Eugenio Domingo SolansMiembro del Consejo de Gobierno y del Comité Ejecutivo del Banco Central Europeo, Conferencia inaugural del Curso de Verano "Comunicación y empresa en la era digital", organizado por la Fundación General de la Universidad Complutense. San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 9 de julio del 2001. Introducción
03/07/2001
Christian Noyer:  La campagne d'information Euro 2002
l'EURO. NOTRE monnaie Intervention de Christian Noyer Vice-président de la Banque centrale européenne, lors de la conférence organisée par la Banque centrale du Luxembourg le 3 juillet 2001, à Luxembourg
03/07/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Presentation of the ECB's Annual Report 2000 to the European Parliament
Introductory statement delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Strasbourg, 3 July 2001
29/06/2001
Christian Noyer:  The euro area: a collection of countries or a single economic entity?
Speech delivered by Mr. Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, Stuttgart, 29 June 2001
29/06/2001
Otmar Issing:  Konferenz der Euro-2002-Informationskampagne
der EURO. UNSER Geld Rede von Professor Otmar Issing, Mitglied des Direktoriums der Europäischen Zentralbank, anlässlich der von der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank veranstalteten Konferenz, am 29. Juni 2001 im Palais Ferstel in Wien
28/06/2001
Otmar Issing:  Liberaler Kapitalismus und Soziale Marktwirtschaft
Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Wirtschaftstag "Streit der Ordnungssysteme - New Economy, Soziale Marktwirtschaft, Staatlicher Dirigismus", Berlin, 28. Juni 2001 Liberaler Kapitalismus versus Soziale Marktwirtschaft?
26/06/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  European Economic and Monetary Union: a success story
Speech by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, on the occasion of the annual conference of the Ifo Institute in Munich on 26 June 2001
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20/06/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Euro 2002 Information Campaign
the EURO. OUR money. Speech delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the conference hosted by the Central Bank of Ireland on 20 June 2001 in Dublin at the Bank of Ireland's Arts Centre
18/06/2001
Otmar Issing:  Monetary policy and financial markets
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank at ECB Watchers Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 18 June 2001
08/06/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Financial markets in the European Monetary Union
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and the Executive Board of the European Central Bank. Speech delivered at the 28th Annual Financial Markets Seminar, Valencia, 8 June 2001.
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04/06/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  What exactly is the responsibility of central banks of large economic areas in the current slowdown of the world economy?
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at Central Bankers' Panel at the International Monetary Conference, Singapore, 4 June 2001
31/05/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  The role of financial markets for economic growth
Speech delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the Economics Conference "The Single Financial Market: Two Years into EMU" organised by the Oesterreichische Nationalbank in Vienna on 31 May 2001
28/05/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliamentwith the President of the European Central Bank, in accordance with Article 113(3) of the Treaty on European Union
Introductory statement by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 28 May 2001
21/05/2001
Christian Noyer:  Monetary policy formulation in the euro area
Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, "Monetary Policy and the Markets", conference of the National Association for Business Economics, 21 May 2001, Washington, D.C.
18/05/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  The European Central Bank, the Eurosystem and the European System of Central Banks
Speech delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the ceremony to inaugurate the new building of the Banque centrale du Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 18 May 2001
16/05/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Rede anlässlich der Konferenz der Euro-2002-Informationskampagne bei der Deutschen Bundesbank
Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, Präsident der Europäischen Zentralbank Frankfurt am Main, 16. Mai 2001
15/05/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Putting euro banknotes and coins into circulation
Prof. Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and the Executive Board of the European Central Bank. Speech delivered at the Euro 2002 Information Campaign conference, hosted by the Banco de Portugal. Lisbon, 15 May 2001.
11/05/2001
Otmar Issing:  "The European Monetary Union in a globalised world"
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank at Second Vienna Globalization Symposium Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa Wirtschaftskammer Österreich Wien, 11. Mai 2001
03/05/2001
Otmar Issing:  The euro and the ECB Successful start - challenges ahead
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank at Market News Seminar, London, 3 May 2001
02/05/2001
Christian Noyer:  Presentation of the ECB's Annual Report 2000 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory statement delivered by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 2 May 2001
04/04/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  "E-economy: will we still need banks in the future?"
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the XVIIth German Banking Congress, Berlin on 4 April 2001
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04/04/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  La puesta en circulación de los billetes y monedas en euros
Eugenio Domingo Solans Miembro del Consejo de Gobierno y del Comité Ejecutivo del Banco Central Europeo, Intervención en la Conferencia "Campaña de Información Euro 2002". Banco de España, Madrid, 4 de abril de 2001.
02/04/2001
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  Consolidation of the payment systems industry: the Eurosystem's perspective
Keynote address given by Mr. Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa during the International Payment Systems Week 2001 London, 2 April 2001
26/03/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Europa y la nueva economía
Eugenio Domingo Solans Miembro del Consejo de Gobierno y del Comité Ejecutivo del Banco Central Europeo Conferencia inaugural del curso "Comunicación y empresa en la era digital", organizado por la Fundación General de la Universidad de Málaga. Málaga, 26 de marzo de 2001. Introducción
20/03/2001
Christian Noyer:  First experiences with the euro
Speech by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, to be delivered at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies Geneva, 20 March 2001
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17/03/2001
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  La competitività dell'Italia
Intervento di Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa al convegno della Piccola Industria "Saper crescere, Poter crescere" Parma, 17 marzo 2001
08/03/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  La inflación, una variable clave para la política monetaria del BCE
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Miembro del Consejo de Gobierno y del Comité Ejecutivo del Banco Central Europeo, Intervención en el Seminario Internacional sobre "La Inflación: Indicador Clave para la Política Económica", organizado por el Instituto de Crédito Oficial, Madrid, 8 de marzo de 2001.
06/03/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  the EURO. OUR money
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at a conference hosted in Brussels by theNational Bank of Belgium and the General Commission for the Euro, the first of a series of conferences organised by the national central banks of the 12 euro area countries
05/03/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, in accordance with Article 113(3) of the Treaty on European Union, Brussels, 5 March 2001
26/02/2001
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The euro and the Eurosystem - some issues of interest for the Swedish public
Speech delivered by Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at Swedbank, Stockholm, 26 February 2001.
23/02/2001
Otmar Issing:  Economic and Monetary Union in Europe: political priority versus economic integration?
By Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Paper for the Conference 2001 of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought
21/02/2001
Otmar Issing:  The euro - a stable currency for Europe
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank at Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc
12/02/2001
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  The euro and European integration
Speech delivered by Ms Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, The Finnish Culture Institute, Stockholm, 12 February 2001
06/02/2001
Christian Noyer:  Current issues in monetary policy
Speech delivered by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of a conference organised by l'Université Robert Schuman, Institut des Hautes Etudes Européennes (IHEE) Strasbourg, 6 February 2001
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02/02/2001
Christian Noyer:  Where are we 11 months before E-day?
Speech delivered by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of the Forum "Tremplin pour l'euro" in Courchevel, France, on 2 February 2001
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29/01/2001
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  Is the New Economy really new?
Ms Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Jaakko Honko Lecture, Helsinki School of Economics, 29 January 2001
24/01/2001
Otmar Issing:  Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Opening remarks by Professor Otmar Issing Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank Brussels, 24 January 2001
24/01/2001
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Speech at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, during the debate on the theme "The euro and the greater Europe", Strasbourg, 24 January 2001
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19/01/2001
Christian Noyer:  L'euro et l'évolution du paysage financier en Europe
Allocution prononcée par Christian Noyer, Vice-président de la Banque centrale européenne, à l'occasion de la cérémonie de remise des diplômes du CESB, Paris, 19 janvier 2001
17/01/2001
Christian Noyer:  Some ECB views on the accession process
Speech delivered by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of The Central and Eastern European Issuers and Investors Forum, Vienna, on 17 January 2001
14/01/2001
Christian Noyer:  Lessons from the European experience with exchange rate and monetary policy co-operation
Speech delivered by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Third Asia-Europe (ASEM) Finance Ministers' Meeting, Kobe, 14 January 2001