Crucial week for the euro
Published 03/12/2011 | 05:00
Paris -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel unveil proposals for European treaty changes to "rethink the organisation of Europe".
Dublin -- Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin presents the first part of Budget 2012.
Frankfurt -- The European Central Bank (ECB) reveals how much it spent buying bonds over the previous week.
Dublin -- Minister for Finance Michael Noonan presents the second day of Budget 2012.
Berlin -- US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner arrives in Europe for a whistle-stop tour to discuss efforts to reinforce the euro area, meets German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble.
Paris -- Timothy Geithner meets French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Finance Minister Francois Baroin, before all three travel to Marseille.
Marseille -- Leaders of the centre-right European People's Party meeting for a two-day annual get-together. the group includes Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel.
Frankfurt -- The ECB could cut interest rates again from 1.25pc following a meeting with its Governing Council. Bolder action to stabilise the eurozone will also be discussed.
Marseille -- Day two of the European People's Party conference will be cut short to allow heads of government to leave for an EU leaders' dinner in Brussels.
Rome -- Timothy Geithner meets Italian Prime Minister mario Monti.
Brussels -- Heads of all 27 EU member states meet for a make-or-break summit aimed at ending the eurozone's debt crisis.