Category: Press Info

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

Why the ECB can save the Eurozone – IPSOpinion with Martin Wolf

In this Webinar on 10 June 2020 Martin Wolf shared his analysis on the coronavirus crisis, telling why the Eurozone has to do whatever it takes to help every Eurozone member manage this crisis. Martin Wolf is currently associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times since 1996. He is widely described as a powerful and…
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23. June 2020 0

First Analysis of the ECB Judgement of the German Constitutional Court by Prof. Martin Will

Prof. Dr. Dr. Martin Will from EBS University, Wiesbaden, was the speaker in the IPSOpinion Webinar on 19 May 2020. Only one week after the German Constitutional Court declared the PSPP illegal, IPSO hosted its first ever Webinar to give a first analysis of the judgement, which hit the ECB and the ESCB, but also…
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22. May 2020 0

Outcome of Mario Draghi´s End of Mandate survey

ECB Staff Trade Union IPSO has made a survey among ECB staff asking them to assess the Performance of Mario Draghi as a President of the ECB. We are sharing the main findings below. Journalists are invited to contact us if they need more details. Mario Draghi is assessed to have been a very good…
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24. October 2019 0
Constantin Costa-Gavras ipsomovie night 2019

IPSO Screens German Film Première of “Adults in the Room” by Costa-Gavras in the ECB

World renowned Film Director Costa-Gavras came in person to present his latest movie at the European Central Bank. Scenario based on Yanis Varoufakis political memoirs. Story depicts attempts of the newly elected Greek Government to renegotiate the bailout conditions imposed by the Eurogroup and European Institutions in 2015. Future ECB President Christine Lagarde said to…
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11. October 2019 0

Open letter to the future ECB president

Tension is increasing at the ECB. A letter from the ECB staff Union IPSO to Mario Draghi’s successor Opaque working contracts, temporary workers, burnout, outsourcing, little or no staff involvement – nobody assumes such grievances in one of the leading institutions in Europe, the European Central Bank (ECB) whose headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main.…
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14. September 2019 0

IPSO supports ECB staff access to justice

IPSO has paid the pension reform legal costs IPSO has just paid ca 60,000 EUR of legal fees charged by the ECB on its own staff seeking redress for the unfair pension cut of 2009. 10 years after the reform, the ECB has invoiced its own staff a total amount of 138,000 EUR, reduced by…
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13. September 2019 0

Getting more active for nature and the planet

IPSO calls for participation in the Global Climate Strike on 20 September and stronger efforts by the ECB and its staff on Sustainability and fighting climate change. We have received the below message from one of our IPSO members. We fully support the proposals and encourage everyone to Think of the resources we all have that…
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20. July 2019 0

First CSD March this Saturday 20 July 2019

IPSO wishes The Rainbow Network well in their First CSD March this Saturday 20 July 2019

19. July 2019 0

IPSOpinion: Quinn Slobodian speaking

Quinn Slobodian is a historian of modern German and international history with a focus on North-South politics, social movements, and the intellectual history of neoliberalism. He is the author of Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism (Harvard University Press, 2018). Professor of History at Wellesley University, he also regularly publishes articles…
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28. June 2019 0