All Weekend, Every Weekend. On C-SPAN3.

Cato Institute Hosts a Discussion on European Economy

Washington, DC
Monday, March 11, 2013

Former Czech President Václav Klaus addressed the Cato Institute on the structural problems in the European system, and how they contribute to the economic crisis that is continuing to affect that continent.

Prior to serving as President for the last 10 years, Klaus also served as the Czech minister of finance and prime minister. He stepped down as president on March 7, 2013, and this speech marks his first visit to Washington, DC, since that time.

Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013 at 1:37pm (ET)

Related Events

American Artifacts: Maryland & the War of 1812
Sunday, May 18, 2014     

A visit to the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore to see its War of 1812 collection, including Francis Scott Key's original manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner."

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Discusses Trans-Atlantic Agenda
Monday, February 11, 2013     

Janet Yellen, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, was joined at the AFL-CIO by Matthias Machnig, the minister of economy for the German Federal State of Thuringia for a discussion on restoring prosperity and full employment.

German Chancellor Merkel Addresses the World Economic Forum
Thursday, January 24, 2013     

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed hundreds at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the state of the eurozone. She said “considerable progress” was being made in solving the crisis, but eurozone countries must implement the structural reforms needed to reduce government debt levels.

Greek Opposition Leader Discusses Economic Challenges
Tuesday, January 22, 2013     

Alexis Tsipras, Leader of the Greek Syriza party, discussed the economy of Greece and Europe at the Brookings Instutition.The Syriza party, a left-leaning Greek political party, is currently in opposition to Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his center-right New Democracy party.

IMF Head Briefs Reporters on Global Economic Situation
Thursday, January 17, 2013     

The global economic outlook has improved, according to the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde. At her press conference in Washington on Thursday, she added “We stopped the collapse. We should avoid a relapse. It’s not time to relax”.  Lagarde assessed the state of the global economy, emerging markets and the need for sustained growth.

Discussion on Afghanistan After 2014 U.S. Troop Withdrawal
Wednesday, January 9, 2013     

The former U.S. Ambassador to European Union, the former Afghan Ambassador to the U.S., and the former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Wednesday took part in a panel discussion in Washington on the future of Afghanistan. The defense policy leaders examined the current state of Afghanistan and the next phase leading up to and after the 2014 withdrawal of most U.S. and coalition combat forces.

National Security Adviser & Sec. of State on Foreign Policy Trends
Thursday, November 29, 2012     

Hillary Clinton delivered the keynote and Tom Donilon delivered the luncheon address at an event co-hosted by Foreign Policy Magazine and the U.S. State Department.

European Parliament Pres. Speaks on EU-U.S. Partnership
Tuesday, November 27, 2012     

The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz will speak about the prospects for a renewed EU-U.S. partnership and the state of the Eurozone in an address at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Musician and Activist Bono Speaks About Social Enterprise
Monday, November 12, 2012     

Bono delivered a keynote address at an event hosted by a partnership between the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and Bank of America, the initiative's founding partner.

Spanish Banker Talks About Euro Zone Financial Crisis
Tuesday, October 9, 2012     

Matias Rodriguez Inciarte, Vice Chairman of Banco Santander, discussed the Spanish bank's successful negotiation of the financial crisis unsettling the euro zone. He spoke at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Share This Event Via Social Media

Related Resources

Photo Gallery

Book TV (late 2012)