Speeches published in 2017

27/06/2017
Mario Draghi: Accompanying the economic recovery
Introductory speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the ECB Forum on Central Banking, Sintra, 27 June 2017
20/06/2017
Benoît Cœuré: European CCPs after Brexit
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Global Financial Markets Association, Frankfurt am Main, 20 June 2017
19/06/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Introductory remarks
Remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the High-Level Meeting on Cyber Resilience, Frankfurt am Main, 19 June 2017
19/06/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: Cyber resilience – A banking supervisor’s view
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the High-Level Meeting on Cyber Resilience, Frankfurt am Main, 19 June 2017
14/06/2017
Vítor Constâncio: Challenges faced by the European banking sector
Speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB at the Risk & Supervision 2017 Conference organised by Associazione Bancaria Italiana, Rome, 14 June 2017
13/06/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: Supervising banks - Four priorities
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the International Monetary Conference, London, 13 June 2017
01/06/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: Banks business models: keeping pace?
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector, Washington D.C., 1 June 2017
31/05/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: 3-6-3: Banks and change
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Bankwirtschaftliche Tagung of the BVR, Berlin, 31 May 2017
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31/05/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Greece: progress, challenges and the way forward
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a conference organised by The Economist: “Greece: a comeback to the financial markets? A glimpse into Europe’s financial landscape”, Frankfurt am Main, 31 May 2017
29/05/2017
Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory statement of Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the ECON committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 29 May 2017
25/05/2017
Vítor Constâncio: The future of monetary policy frameworks
Lecture by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank at the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Lisbon, 25 May 2017
24/05/2017
Mario Draghi: The interaction between monetary policy and financial stability in the euro area
Keynote speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the First Conference on Financial Stability organised by the Banco de España and Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros, Madrid, 24 May 2017
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24/05/2017
Peter Praet: Europe’s economic recovery: challenges and opportunities for the banking sector
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Association of Banks in Bulgaria, Sofia, 24 May 2017
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19/05/2017
Vítor Constâncio: Synergies between banking union and capital markets union
Keynote speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the joint conference of the European Commission and European Central Bank on European Financial Integration, Brussels, 19 May 2017
19/05/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Scars or scratches? Hysteresis in the euro area
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies, Geneva, 19 May 2017
18/05/2017
Mario Draghi: Response by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, on the receipt of an Honorary Doctorate from Tel Aviv University
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Tel Aviv, 18 May 2017
18/05/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: European banking supervision, global cooperation and challenges for banks
Presentation by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Board Meeting of the International Banking Federation, Berlin, 18 May 2017
18/05/2017
Yves Mersch: Advancing financial market integration
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Government Borrowers Forum organised by the World Bank, Luxembourg, 18 May 2017
18/05/2017
Yves Mersch: Developing Europe’s payment landscape
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Deutsche Bundesbank’s payment and securities settlement symposium 2017, Frankfurt am Main, 18 May 2017
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16/05/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Dissecting the yield curve: a central bank perspective
Welcome remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the annual meeting of the ECB’s Bond Market Contact Group, Frankfurt am Main, 16 May 2017
15/05/2017
Peter Praet: Annual PensioPlus séminaire financier (Slides from the presentation)
Opening speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the "Annual PensioPlus séminaire financier", organised by the Belgian Association of Pension Institutions in Brussels, 15 May 2017
11/05/2017
Peter Praet: The role of the ECB: prudence and responsibility in times of crisis
Lecture by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at “Heidelberg Symposium”, Heidelberg, 11 May 2017
11/05/2017
Vítor Constâncio: Macroprudential policy in a changing financial system
Remarks by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the second ECB Macroprudential Policy and Research Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 11 May 2017
10/05/2017
Mario Draghi: Introductory remarks at the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Introductory remarks by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal, The Hague, 10 May 2017
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08/05/2017
Yves Mersch: Monetary policy challenges for Europe: banking on the recovery
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, 2017 IIF SPRING MEMBERSHIP MEETING, Tokyo, 8 May 2017
05/05/2017
Yves Mersch: Zentralbankunabhängigkeit auf dem Prüfstand
Beitrag von Yves Mersch, Mitglied des Direktoriums der EZB, für Handelsblatt, veröffentlicht am 5. Mai 2017
04/05/2017
Mario Draghi: The Monnet method: its relevance for Europe then and now
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Award of the Gold Medal of the Fondation Jean Monnet pour l'Europe, Lausanne, 4 May 2017
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04/05/2017
Peter Praet: Ensuring price stability
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Belgian Financial Forum colloquium on “The low interest rate environment”, Brussels, 4 May 2017
28/04/2017
Yves Mersch: Why Europe Still Needs Cash
Contribution by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB for Project Syndicate
21/04/2017
Mario Draghi: IMFC Statement
Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the thirty-fifth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington DC, 21 April 2017
20/04/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Central clearing: reaping the benefits, controlling the risks
Article by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, and Chairman of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (Bank for International Settlements), published in the Banque de France Financial Stability Review, 20 April 2017
19/04/2017
Peter Praet: European Monetary and Financial Outlook (Slides from the presentation)
Presentation by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, 26th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the US and World Economies, 19 April 2017
19/04/2017
Benoît Cœuré: The perils of isolation
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York, 19 April 2017
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10/04/2017
Vítor Constâncio: Presentation of the ECB Annual Report 2016 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory remarks by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, Brussels, 10 April 2017
08/04/2017
Yves Mersch: Remarks on the future of economic governance in Europe and the euro
Introductory remarks by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at panel “The Agenda for Europe”, at Ambrosetti's Finance Forum on 'The Outlook for the Economy and Finance', Villa d'Este, Cernobbio, 8 April 2017
06/04/2017
Peter Praet: We need to complete the Banking Union
Speaking points by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, for Eurofi panel on “priorities for relaunching the Eurozone” in Malta, 6 April 2017
06/04/2017
Peter Praet: Calibrating unconventional monetary policy
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The ECB and Its Watchers XVIII Conference organised by the Center for Financial Studies and the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability at Goethe University Frankfurt, panel on the “Assessment of the expanded asset purchase programme” (with John Taylor and Jan Hatzius), Frankfurt am Main, 6 April 2017
06/04/2017
Vítor Constâncio: Effectiveness of Monetary Union and the Capital Markets Union
Speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the EUROFI Conference, Malta, 6 April 2017
06/04/2017
Mario Draghi: Monetary policy and the economic recovery in the euro area
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at The ECB and Its Watchers XVIII Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 6 April 2017
04/04/2017
Mario Draghi: Address to mark the launch of the new €50 banknote
Welcome address by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at an event marking the issuance of the new €50 banknote, Frankfurt am Main, 4 April 2017
04/04/2017
Vítor Constâncio: Effectiveness of Monetary Union and the Capital Markets Union
Contribution of Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, for the magazine of the Eurofi conference in Malta (5-7 April 2017), 4 April 2017
04/04/2017
Peter Praet: It is urgent to agree on an ambitious timetable for completing the Banking Union
Contribution of Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, for the magazine of the Eurofi conference in Malta (5-7 April 2017), 4 April 2017
03/04/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Bond scarcity and the ECB's asset purchase programme
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Club de Gestion Financière d'Associés en Finance, Paris, 3 April 2017
31/03/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Central bank communication in a low interest rate environment
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at an event organised by Bruegel, Brussels, 31 March 2017
30/03/2017
Peter Praet: How does monetary policy secure price stability over the medium term?
Intervention by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 4th European Technical Consumer Goods Retail Summit in Berlin, 30 March 2017
30/03/2017
Yves Mersch: Central bank independence revisited
Keynote address by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the “Symposium on Building the Financial System of the 21st Century: An Agenda for Europe and the United States”, Frankfurt am Main, 30 March 2017
29/03/2017
Peter Praet: Have unconventional policies overstretched central bank independence? Challenges for accountability and transparency in the wake of the crisis
Keynote address by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the “Symposium on Building the Financial System of the 21st Century: An Agenda for Europe and the United States”, Frankfurt am Main, 29 March 2017
28/03/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Independence and accountability in a changing world
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Transparency International EU Event “Two sides of the same coin? Independence and accountability of the European Central Bank”, Brussels, 28 March 2017
28/03/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Setting standards for granular data
Opening remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Third OFR-ECB-Bank of England workshop on “Setting Global Standards for Granular Data: Sharing the Challenge”, Frankfurt am Main, 28 March 2017
27/03/2017
Peter Praet: The economic situation in the euro area and the implications for monetary policy
Keynote speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the IE Business School Leadership Forum, Madrid, 27 March 2017
27/03/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: Digital na(t)ive? Fintechs and the future of banking
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at an ECB Fintech Workshop, Frankfurt, 27 March 2017
23/03/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: Taming the fire
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Credit Risk 2017 forum, Vienna, 23 March 2017
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22/03/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: Caution should be the life of banking
Introductory statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the AFME Board Meeting in Frankfurt, 22 March 2017
16/03/2017
Peter Praet: The ECB's monetary policy: past and present
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Febelfin Connect event, Brussels/Londerzeel, 16 March 2017
15/03/2017
Peter Praet: The euro area economic outlook and monetary policy
Intervention by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a panel discussion at the G-20 conference "The G20 Agenda under the German Presidency" organised by the Institute of International Finance, Frankfurt am Main, 15 March 2017
13/03/2017
Mario Draghi: Moving to the Frontier: Promoting the Diffusion of Innovation
Welcome address by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the joint conference by the ECB and the MIT Lab for Innovation Science and Policy “Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro area”, Frankfurt am Main, 13 March 2017
13/03/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: Walled off? Banking regulation after the crisis
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Institute of International and European Affairs, Dublin, 13 March 2017
02/03/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: The European banking sector - growing together and growing apart
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the LSE German Symposium, London, 2 March 2017
23/02/2017
Peter Praet: The macroeconomic situation and monetary policy in the euro area
Introductory remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the MNI Connect Roundtable and OMFIF lunch discussion, London, 23 February 2017
23/02/2017
Peter Praet: Creating stability in an uncertain world
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the conference "Brexit and the implications for financial services" jointly organised by SUERF and hosted by Ernst & Young, London, 23 February 2017
16/02/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Sustainable Globalisation: Lessons from Europe
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Workshop: “Financial globalization and its spillovers - monetary and exchange rate policy in times of crises”, Special public event “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe”, Maastricht, 16 February 2017
10/02/2017
Yves Mersch: Behaving responsibly in a low interest rate environment: A central banker's perspective
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Stiftung Marktwirtschaft: Expertentagung “5th Kadener Gespräch”, Alveslohe, 10 February 2017
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06/02/2017
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, 6 February 2017
03/02/2017
Vítor Constâncio: Resolving Europe's NPL burden: challenges and benefits
Keynote speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at an event entitled "Tackling Europe's non-performing loans crisis: restructuring debt, reviving growth" organised by Bruegel, Brussels, 3 February 2017
02/02/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Outlook for monetary policy in the euro area
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Association d'Économie Financière, Paris, 2 February 2017
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02/02/2017
Peter Praet: Maintaining price stability in the euro area
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 15. Handelsblatt Jahrestagung “Zukunftstrategien für Sparkassen und Landesbanken”, Berlin, 2 February 2017
02/02/2017
Mario Draghi: Security through unity: making integration work for Europe
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the joint ECB and Banka Slovenije conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the euro, Ljubljana, 2 February 2017
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31/01/2017
Yves Mersch: Digital transformation: Europe's integrated market of tomorrow
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Joint ECB and European Commission Conference “Into the future: Europe's digital integrated market”, Frankfurt am Main, 31 January 2017
31/01/2017
Mario Draghi: Welcome address
Opening remarks by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the Joint ECB and European Commission Conference “Into the future: Europe's digital integrated market”, Frankfurt am Main, 31 January 2017
26/01/2017
Yves Mersch: Ructions in the repo market - monetary easing or regulatory squeezing?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the GFF summit, Luxembourg, 26 January 2017
24/01/2017
Sabine Lautenschläger: The test of progress - Europe, the euro and the future
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Übersee-Club Hamburg, Hamburg, 24 January 2017
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24/01/2017
Peter Praet: Towards Banking Union
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, in the session “(Do Not) Break It: Today's Europe at Full Speed” of the LUISS International Conference on “Europe 2017: Make it or Break it”, Rome, 24 January 2017
23/01/2017
Mario Draghi: Cavour Prize 2016: commemoration
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, on the occasion of the awarding of the Premio Camillo Cavour 2016, Santena, 23 January 2017
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20/01/2017
Benoît Cœuré: Productivity and Growth: Innovation and Diffusion
Introductory statement by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the session “Revitalizing the Global Economy”, Davos, 20 January 2017
20/01/2017
Peter Praet: Is secular stagnation the new economic reality?
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, for the policy panel entitled “How to deal with potential secular stagnation?” at the Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference, Banque de France, Paris, 16 January 2017
16/01/2017
Yves Mersch: Digital Base Money: an assessment from the ECB's perspective
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Farewell ceremony for Pentti Hakkarainen, Deputy Governor of Suomen Pankki - Finlands Bank, Helsinki, 16 January 2017
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06/01/2017
Yves Mersch: 2017 - a decisive year for innovative retail payment services
Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the French Payments Committee conference on “Technological innovations in payments and beyond”, Banque de France, Paris, 6 January 2017
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