Speeches published in 2003

10/12/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The importance of MFI interest rates for the Eurosystem and the general public
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board Introductory statement delivered at the inaugural public release of the MFI interest rate statistics European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 10 December 2003.
03/12/2003
Jean-Claude Trichet:  Financial integration: Where do we stand?
Speech by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Paris, 3 December 2003
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01/12/2003
Jean-Claude Trichet:  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 Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 1 December 2003.
27/11/2003
Jean-Claude Trichet:  The ECB's monetary policy strategy after the evaluation and clarification of May 2003
Speech by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the "Frankfurter Finanzgespräch" organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Frankfurt am Main, 27 November 2003
27/11/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  La experiencia internacional en el manejo de la política monetaria: casos exitosos
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Miembro del Consejo de Gobierno y del Comité Ejecutivo del Banco Central Europeo. En representación de Eugenio Domingo Solans la ponencia fue dada por Gabriel Quirós Romero, Asesor del Comité Ejecutivo del Banco Central Europeo. Ponencia presentada al II Congreso Latinoamericano de Tesorería. Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), 27 de noviembre del 2003.
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26/11/2003
Jean-Claude Trichet:  Financial stability
Speech by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Forum Financier Belge, Brussels, 26 November 2003
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21/11/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  ECB-CFS Research Network on 'Capital markets and financial integration in Europe'
Speech by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board European Central Bank, at the ECB-CFS workshop policy panel on 'European Securities Settlement Systems' Athens, 21 November 2003
20/11/2003
Jean-Claude Trichet:  The ECB's monetary policy strategy after the evaluation and clarification of May 2003
Speech by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, delivered at the Center for Financial Studies' key event, Frankfurt am Main, 20 November 2003
20/11/2003
Jean-Claude Trichet:  Europe at the crossroads
Speech by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Speech at a dinner on the occasion of the Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 20 November 2003
14/11/2003
Lucas Papademos:  Challenges for monetary policy in Europe
Address by Lucas D. Papademos Vice-President of the European Central Bank at the 9. Internationales Finanz- und Wirtschaftsforum, Vienna, 13 November 2003.
14/11/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  ECB's monetary policy issues in the run-up to enlargement
Speech by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board European Central Bank, E.L.E.C. - Monetary Commission Meeting, 14 November 2003.
13/11/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The changeover to the euro currency
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Lecture delivered at the Bank of Korea, Seoul, 13 November 2003.
11/11/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  The role of institutions in the financial system
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Panel discussion, Center for Financial Stability, Buenos Aires, 11 November 2003.
03/11/2003
Lucas Papademos:  Growth and stability in Europe: the role of monetary policy
Speech by Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the ECB at the ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Bank of Greece Athens, 3 November 2003
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03/11/2003
Otmar Issing:  Monetary policy in uncharted territory
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing, Stone Lecture, 3 November 2003, London
03/11/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  Welcoming the new Member States
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank, Dinner speech, East-West Conference, 3 November 2003, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
29/10/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Address delivered on the occasion of a special ECOFIN dinner to pay tribute to his leadership of the European Central Bank
Dr. Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Venice, 29 October 2003.
28/10/2003
Otmar Issing:  8th Annual ConferenceEurope and the US: Partners and Competitors - New paths for the future
Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, German British Forum, London, 28 October 2003.
27/10/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  The euro in central and eastern Europe
Opening remarks by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Panel Discussion Euro Finance Week, 27 October 2003 Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main.
24/10/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  An analysis of the international role of the euro: its impact on economic relations between Asia and Europe
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Speech delivered at the Fifth Asia-Europe Young Parliamentarians Meeting organised by the National People's Congress and the Asia-Europe Foundation, Guilin, China, 24 October 2003.
22/10/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Maastricht and the future of Europe
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the presentation of a stamp commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty Bundesfinanzministerium, 22 October 2003
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17/10/2003
Otmar Issing:  Panel discussion at the conference "Inflation targeting: prospects and problems"
Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, 17 October 2003.
17/10/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Prices, productivity and growth... and money
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Introductory statement at the joint Banco de España, ECB and CEPR Conference on Prices, Productivity and Growth held in Madrid on 17-18 October 2003.
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13/10/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The enlargement of the EU and the European capital markets
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Speech delivered at the 7th Central European Covered Bond Conference Berlin, 13 October 2003.
12/10/2003
Otmar Issing:  Rede aus Anlass der Verleihung des internationalen Preises der Friedrich-August-von-Hayek-Stiftung
Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Otmar Issing, Mitglied des Direktoriums der Europäischen Zentralbank Friedrich-August-von-Hayek-Stiftung, 12. Oktober 2003 Berlin
09/10/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The role of the Eurosystem in financial markets
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Speech delivered at ACI Ireland - The Financial Markets Association Dublin, 9 October 2003.
01/10/2003
Otmar Issing:  Geld Politik für den Euroraum
Professor Otmar Issing, Mitglied des Direktoriums der Europäischen Zentralbank Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, 1. Oktober 2003 Zürich
16/09/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  Payments and confidence - the views of the Eurosystem
Opening remarks by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the conference "Payments and Confidence – How to boost security and fight risk"Security of Payments in the Internal Market, in Brussels on 16 September 2003.
10/09/2003
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, 10 September 2003.
05/09/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  European enlargement from the ECB’s perspective
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Closing speech from the conference on “European enlargement: challenges and opportunities”, Universidad del País Vasco, San Sebastián, 5 September 2003.
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05/09/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Changing fortunes: financing world growth
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the 2003 Spruce Meadows Round Table, Calgary, Friday 5 September 2003.
29/08/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  Europa und die USA – Clash of Cultures?
Rede von Dr. Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Mitglied des Direktoriums der Europäischen Zentralbank, Redebeitrag zur Podiumsdiskussion "The Alpbach Economic Symposium" European Forum Alpbach 2003. Alpbach, 29. August 2003
20/08/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Official Statistics for a Global Economy
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Speech delivered at the 54th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Berlin, 20 August 2003. Introduction and overview
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11/07/2003
Otmar Issing:  ECB Watchers Conference: The evaluation of the strategy
Opening remarks Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 11 July 2003.
07/07/2003
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  Central banks and financial stability
Remarks by T. Padoa-Schioppa, Member of the Executive Board EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK, Jakarta, 7 July 2003
03/07/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Presentation of the ECB's Annual Report 2002 to the European Parliament
Introductory statement delivered by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Strasbourg, 3 July 2003.
02/07/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  The volatility of financial markets
Speech by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Third Encuentro Financiero Internacional hosted by the Caja Madrid in Madrid on 1 and 2 July 2003
01/07/2003
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  Speech at the Bank of Korea on Regional co-operation: experiences in East Asia and Europe
by Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Seoul, 1 July 2003.
30/06/2003
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell:  Speech in honour ofMr. Alessandro Profumo, Chief Executive Officer of UniCredito Italiano S.p.A., European Banker of the Year 2002
Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board and Governing Council of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 30 June 2003.
16/06/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  The first lustrum of the ECB
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the International Frankfurt Banking Evening Frankfurt, 16 June 2003
13/06/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Why does the structure of the financial system matter?
Speech to be delivered by Eugenio Domingo Solans Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank Seminar on financial structures sponsored by Caixa Galicia on the occasion of its 25th anniversary Santiago de Compostela 13 June 2003
12/06/2003
Lucas Papademos:  The Contribution of Monetary Policy to Economic Growth
Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, 31st Economics Conference, Vienna, 12 June 2003
12/06/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Key issues for the ECB in the field of payment systems
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the G10 Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems conference on "Private and public sector challenges in the payment system", Frankfurt, 12 June 2003
12/06/2003
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa:  Opening speech
Opening speech by Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Committee of Payment and Settlement Systems Conference on Private and Public Sector Challenges in the Payment System Organised by the European Central Bank and the Bank for International Settlements Frankfurt, 12 June 2003..
12/06/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory statement, by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 12 June 2003 .
10/06/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Structural reform and its implications for monetary policy
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the meeting of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank in Berlin on 10 June 2003
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03/06/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Monetary and fiscal policy in the euro area
Introduction by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the International Monetary Conference, Berlin, 3 June 2003.
23/05/2003
Otmar Issing:  Efficiency in financial institutions
Speech by Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the World Congress of Savings Banks, Madrid, 23 May 2003.
19/05/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  New economy, financial markets and monetary policy
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the meeting of the Zürcher Volkswirtschaftliche Gesellschaft, Zurich, 19 May 2003.
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16/05/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The importance of Eurostat for the monetary policy of the European Central Bank
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Speech delivered at the academic meeting on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Statistical Office of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 16 May 2003 .
09/05/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Address on the occasion of being decorated with the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Sash for Services to the Republic of Austria by Dr. Thomas Klestil, President of the Republic of Austria
Address by Dr. W. F. Duisenberg, President of the ECB, Vienna, 9 May 2003
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08/05/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Catalunya dins l'Europa moderna
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Membre del Consell de Govern i del Directori del Banc Central Europeu., Conferència amb motiu de la celebració pel Patronat Català Pro Europa del Dia d'Europa. Palau de la Generalitat, Barcelona, 8 de Maig del 2003
06/05/2003
Otmar Issing:  Die Jahresgutachten des Sachverständigenrates im Spiegel der Politik
Professor Otmar Issing, Mitglied des Direktoriums derEuropäischen ZentralbankSachverständigenrat Berlin 6 May 2003
29/04/2003
Lucas Papademos:  Presentation of the ECB's Annual Report 2002 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory statementby Mr. Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 29 April 2003
28/04/2003
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  EU accession – challenges for retail banking
Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board, Conference on "Retail Financial Services in the New Europe"European Financial Management and Marketing Association, Warsaw, 28 and 29 April 2003.
11/04/2003
Lucas Papademos:  Policy challenges of euro area enlargement
Speech by Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the 37th Economic Policy Panel Meeting, Athens, 11 April 2003
07/04/2003
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  The euro: making progress
Dr. Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board, Confederation of Swedish Enterprises, Seminar on the implementation of the euro Stockholm, 7 April 2003
02/04/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Address on the occasion of an audience by Dr. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic preceding the meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank in Rome
Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Rome, 2 April 2003
29/03/2003
Otmar Issing:  Monetary and Financial Stability: Is there a Trade-off?
Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Boardof the European Central BankConference on "Monetary Stability, Financial Stability and theBusiness Cycle"March 28-29, 2003Bank for International Settlements, Basle
27/03/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  The international role of the euro in a globalised economy
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Speech delivered at the Pareto Securities Economic Conference, Oslo, 27 March 2003.
24/03/2003
Otmar Issing:  Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliamentin accordance with Article 113(3) of the Treaty on European Union
Introductory statement by Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 24 March 2003.
10/03/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding on Economic and Financial Statistics between the ECB (Directorate General Statistics) and the European Commission (Eurostat)
Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Introductory statement at the joint Press Conference of the ECB (Directorate General Statistics) and the European Commision (Eurostat), European Commission, Brussels, 10 March 2003.
07/03/2003
Lucas Papademos:  Economic Cycles and Monetary Policy
Speech by Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the ECB Speech delivered at the International Symposium of the Banque de France on “Monetary Policy, the Economic Cycle and Financial Dynamics” Paris, 7 March 2003
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07/03/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Economic policy: complementary and reinforcing dimensions
Speech by Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, delivered at the Workshop "Outlook on Finance for Competitive Advantage" Villa d'Este, Cernobbio, 7 March 2003.
28/02/2003
Otmar Issing:  Considerations on monetary policy strategies for accession countries
Prof. Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Budapest, National Bank of Hungary, 28 February 2003
27/02/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Laudatio anlässlich der Verleihung des Hermann-Ehlers-Preises 2003 an Hans Tietmeyer und Theodor Waigel
W. F. Duisenberg, Kiel, 27. Februar 2003
27/02/2003
Otmar Issing:  The euro - a stable international currency
Prof. Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Budapest, Academy of Sciences, 27 February 2003
17/02/2003
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, 17 February 2003.
13/02/2003
Eugenio Domingo Solans:  Financial innovation and monetary policy
Speech by Eugenio Domingo Solans, Member of the Governing Council and of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, delivered at the 38th SEACEN Governors Conference and 22nd Meeting of the SEACEN Board of Governors on "Structural Change and Growth Prospects in Asia - Challenges to Central Banking", Manila, 13 February 2003.
04/02/2003
Willem F. Duisenberg:  Speech on the occasion of the 175 anniversary of theBank van de Nederlandse Antillen
Speech by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of the 175 anniversary of theBank van de Nederlandse Antillen in Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, on 4 February 2003
14/01/2003
Sirkka Hämäläinen:  How the European Central Bank manages the euro and what is in store for 2003
Dr. Sirkka Hämäläinen, Member of the Executive Board, Event hosted by the American Business Forum on Europe, New York, 14 January 2003.
13/01/2003
Otmar Issing:  Topic of the Year
Professor Otmar Issing, Mitglied des Direktoriums der Europäischen Zentralbank, Closing address at the "Topic of the Year" organised by the Group of 20 + 1 in Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, 13 January 2003