Past events

  • Finance Watch Conference on Sustainable Finance

    Date: 6 December 2017
    Time: 08:30 - 13:00
    Venue: The Square, Coudenberg 3, 1000 Brussels

    As the Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance prepares its final report, Finance Watch is pleased to announce a half-day public conference on building financial systems for a sustainable future. Among other things, the conference will look at policies that the EU could implement to boost the demand for green and sustainable financing in Europe as well as the supply.

  • 1st Change Finance Forum

    Date: 4 December 2017
    Time: 14:00 on Monday 04 Dec 2017 - 17:30 on Tuesday 05 Dec 2017
    Venue: The Square, Coudenberg 3, 1000 Brussels

    The First Change Finance Forum on 4 and 5 December Ten years after the financial crisis, we want to revive a powerful call for structural financial reform by bringing together civil society, academia, experts, sustainable finance/economy practitioners, foundations, and engaged citizens to share emerging ideas, concrete solutions and ongoing initiatives to push for financial reform globally.

  • Webinar "The Capital Food-Chain"

    Date: 24 November 2017
    Time: 13:00 - 14:00
    Venue: Online

    Join this Finance Watch webinar "The capital food-chain: how is capital allocated, by whom and along which criteria?" on 24 November 2017 at 1pm

  • Finance Watch Webinar "10 Years After: Are our banks too-big-to-regulate?”

    Date: 16 November 2017
    Time: 13:00 - 13:45
    Venue: Online

    In this webinar our Finance Watch banking expert Christian Stiefmueller is giving you all the keys to understand why this reasoning is too short sighted. He goes with you through the achievements and missing pieces of the post-crisis banking regulation in only 30 minutes – after that, he answers the audience questions in a 15 minutes Q&A session.

  • FinTech Workshop No.1: Blockchain

    Date: 14 November 2017
    Time: 9:00 - 17:00
    Venue: Leopold Hotel, Rue du Luxembourg 35, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

    Finance Watch will organise an Expert workshop on FinTech "Blockchain" on 14 November at the Leopold Hotel, Rue du Luxembourg 35, 1050-Brussels.

  • Conference "A pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? The future of pensions in the EU"

    Date: 27 June 2017
    Time: 13:00 - 18:00, followed by a cocktail
    Venue: Hotel Leopold, Rue du Luxembourg 35, 1050 Brussels

    Finance Watch public conference on EU pensions reform, looking at the impacts of longer working lives and technology on pension provision, the Pan-European Personal Pension products (PEPPs) and other topics.

  • Roundtable: EU economic governance watchdog

    Date: 28 March 2017
    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Venue: Residence Palace, Room Rue de la Loi 155, 1048 Brussels, Belgium

    Civil society, think tanks and academia are warmly invited to a discussion on Eurozone governance and the need for greater democratic legitimacy of institutions and decision-making in EU economic governance. How can civil society, think tanks and academia engage in the process and shape it towards a more inclusive and social Europe?

  • Representation of public interest in banking

    Representation of public interest in banking

    Date: 7 December 2016
    Time: 9:00 - 18:30
    Venue: Bibliothèque Royale, Brussels

    What blocks the public and interest groups from participating in banking? This one-day event combines plenary sessions with 8 parallel sessions, allowing the participants to explore the multiple dimensions and possible answers to the questions raised.

  • Sustainability within the Capital Market Union: ensuring alignment with EU social and environmental commitments

    Date: 15 June 2016
    Time: 16:00 - 18:00
    Venue: European Parliament - 60 Rue Wiertz, 1047 Bruxelles

    How to ensure the Capital Market Union project is better aligned with the EU’s broader sustainability commitments? An European Parliament event on 15 June co-organised by Finance Watch

  • Conference "Between a rock and a hard place: The future of traditional banking"

    Date: 1 June 2016
    Time: 12:45 - 17:30
    Venue: Royal Library of Belgium, Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels

    Videos, pictures and speeches of our 2016 Finance Watch conference "Between a rock and a hard place: The future of traditional banking"