Online Event ‘Is it the Politics, not the Pandemic, that threatens the Eurozone?’

At its core, the Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic is a human tragedy. However, the feeling is growing that this unprecedented public health crisis is also beginning to threaten the stability of the Eurozone. The very public disagreements about Coronabonds is no longer just an economic exercise.

The legacy of the past decade of financial crises coupled with the immense social tragedy of the past month has transformed this debate into a much deeper, more emotive discussion. But is the concentration on Coronabonds masking the much larger structural reforms needed at Eurozone level? How can effective solidarity be shown between Eurozone members? What can history tell us? Is Politics, not the Pandemic, risking the future of the Eurozone?