Blowing the whistle against ECB´s wage moderation stance

We reproduce below a message that was circulated by IPSO to all ECB staff on 7 of March 2023 ECB´s wage moderation stance is causing serious prejudice to European workers without being economically founded. The latest analysis provided by Reuters is one among many other pieces of evidence indicating a change of approach is needed.…
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12. March 2023 0

IPSO Seminar with Michael Kosinski

On 22 June 2021, during a Webinar organised by IPSO, The Trade Union of the European Central Bank, Professor Michael Kosinski, who has become internationally recognised for his innovative approach in the fields of Computational Social Science, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, presented and discussed with ECB staff members his views and insights into the use of big…
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24. June 2021 0

New Anonymous Forum for ECB Staff launched

IPSO announced the launch of the New Anonymous Forum for ECB Staff on 17 March 2021. Having the opportunity to express yourself freely on how you feel about the ECB is important, especially in times of the pandemic for ECB Staff. This is why IPSO established an independent platform which is restricted to those who…
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17. March 2021 0

European Parliament calls for strengthening ECB’s whistle-blower protection and for publication of data on staff composition at ECB, two long-standing IPSO requests

In its resolution of 10 February 2021 on the ECB’s 2020 Annual Report, two of the European Parliament’s calls on the ECB are aligned with two of IPSO’s long-standing requests: To adapt the ECB’s whistleblowing policy and Staff Rules to further protect whistle-blowers, and to enable them to report concerns without fear of retaliation, all…
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22. February 2021 0

Rewriting the Rules of the European Economy in the context of COVID 19 – IPSOpinion with Nobel Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz

During the webinar on 18 December 2020 Professor Stiglitz expressed his opinion on Rewriting the rules of the European Economy. IPSO is extending its ongoing series of high-level events on discussing the outcomes of the Covid-19 pandemic. A former professor at Princeton, Oxford, Stanford and Yale universities, Joseph E. Stiglitz also served as vice president and chief…
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21. December 2020 0

The extraordinary state of the world: a confluence of crises – IPSOpinion with Professor Noam Chomsky

In the webinar on 18 November 2021 Noam Chomsky expressed his views on the extraordinary state of the world. Noam Chomsky is one of the most prominent intellectual of our times. Known as the “father of linguistics”, he is Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In the public eyes, Professor Chomsky is celebrated as…
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20. November 2020 0

The mandate of the ECB and the role of central banks after Covid-19 – IPSOpinion with Adam Tooze

Adam Tooze, Professor at Columbia University, spoke on 28 October 2021 about the role of central banks after Covid-19, also contributing to the ongoing debate about the mandate of the ECB. Adam Tooze holds a chair of History at Columbia University and acts as Director of the European Institute. He published several books on economic history,…
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30. October 2020 0


Despite the dominating topic of the Corona crisis the climate change has unfortunately not stopped. The Fridays for Future movement is calling for the next global climate action day on Friday 25 September 2021. IPSO encourages its members to make their voice heard online and demonstrate solidarity with the good cause. As it is well…
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23. September 2020 0

Has Regulatory Reform since 2008 made the Financial System safe? Why not? – IPSOnomics with Martin Hellwig

In this Webinar on 15 September 2020 Prof. Dr. (em) Martin Hellwig shared his analysis on the outcomes of regulatory reforms since 2008 and why he believes, that they didn’t made the Financial System not really safe. In view of the current crisis due to the Covid-19 pandemic he shed light on the latest developments…
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17. September 2020 0

Black lives matter / All lives matter

Anti-racism and antidiscrimination are part of IPSO DNA In the light of the recent events in the US and in Europe, IPSO feels the need to reinstate the importance of standing up against racism and discrimination in all its formats. These phenomena are not a US thing: racism and discrimination are on the rise in…
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9. July 2020 0