Speaker - Olli Rehn

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Olli Rehn currently serves as the EU commissioner for economic and monetary affairs. From 2004-2010, he served as EU commissioner for enlargement, and before that, he was EU commissioner for enterprise and information society. Commissioner Rehn began his political career in 1988 as a city councilor in Helsinki; that same year he became vice president of the Center Party, having been president of its youth chapter since 1987. In 1991, he was elected to Finland's Parliament and led the Finnish delegation to the Council of Europe. Commissioner Rehn also served as a special advisor to Finnish Prime Minister Esko Aho from 1992-1993. In 1995, he became a member of the European Parliament. He left European politics in 2002 to become the head of the Center for European Studies at the University of Helsinki. A year later, he acted as an advisor on economic policy to the Finnish Prime Minister.

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From Rescue to Recovery: Promoting Sustainable Growth

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