International role of the euro and digitalisation

International role of the euro and digitalisation

Virtual roundtable   Virtual   
  Thu 24 Jun 2021 13:00 - 14:00

Following the European Central Bank´s annual review of the international role of the euro, Hans-Joachim Klöckers, director general for international and European relations, ECB, and Arnaud Mehl, adviser in the division for international policy analysis, ECB, outline key trends impacting the single currency´s role around the world. They focus on the challenges and opportunities in growing the euro’s role as an international currency, especially with regard to deepening economic and monetary union and establishing a capital markets union. Other topics include monetary policy, such as swap and repo lines, and the role of the digital euro.

Hans-Joachim Klöckers, director general, International and European Relations, ECB
Arnaud Mehl, adviser, Division for International Policy Analysis, ECB

13:00 – 14:00 (London)
08:00 – 09:00 (New York)
20:00 – 21:00 (Singapore)

This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.


This virtual discussion is part of the OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute. OMFIF, the global central banking think tank, proudly announces the launch of the OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute on 5 May. The OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute creates a high-level college which convenes key policy-makers, technologists, financiers and regulators to explore the challenges, opportunities and implications of digital finance in the 2020s. See more information on OMFIF’s DMI here. Please contact directly for membership details or register your interest below and we’ll be in touch.

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