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 Entrance to the exhibition Entrance to the exhibition
Ref: P-000818 /01-2
Date: 21/01/1996
 Jacques Santer, on the right, and Yves-Thibault de Silguy present a reproduction of a euro coin. Jacques Santer, on the right, and Yves-Thibault de Silguy present a reproduction...
Ref: P-002252 /01-26
Date: 01/05/1998
 Jacques Santer, President of the EC, on the left, and Tony Blair, British Prime Minister and President in office of the Council Jacques Santer, President of the EC, on the left, and Tony Blair, British Prime...
Ref: P-002300 /01-34A
Date: 02/05/1998
 Jacques Santer, President of the EC, on the left, and  Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and financial affairs, monetary matters (in agreement with the President), credit and investments, and Statistical Office Jacques Santer, President of the EC, on the left, and Yves-Thibault de Silguy,...
Ref: P-002300 /03-33A
Date: 02/05/1998
 Group photo:From left to right: 1st row: Paavo Tapio Lipponen, Finnish Prime Minister; Göran Persson, Swedish Prime Minister; Viktor Klima, Austrian Federal Chancellor; Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Danish Prime Minister; Jean-Luc Dehaene, Belgian  Prime Minister; Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourgish Prime Minister; Tony Blair, British Prime Minister and President in office of the Council; Romano Prodi, Italian Prime Minister; Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic; Helmut Kohl, German Federal Chancellor; António Guterres, Portuguese Prime Minister; Constantin Simitis, Greek Prime Minister; Jacques Santer, President of the EC; Wim Kok, Dutch Prime Minister2nd row : ?; ?; ?; Bertie Ahern, Irish Prime Minster; Hubert Védrine, French Minister for Foreign Affairs; Lamberto Dini, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs; Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian Minister for the Tresory, Budget and Economic planning; ?; Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French Minister for Economy, Finance and Industry; Yiannos Papantoniou, Greek Minister for the National Economy and Finance; Theo Waigel, German Federal Minister for Finance; Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo, Spanish Minister for Economy and Finance; Philippe Maystadt, Belgian Minister for Finance and External Trade; ?3rd row : Frank Fahey, Irish Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children; Gordon Brown, British Chancellor of the Exchequer; Charly McCreevy, Irish Minister for Finance; Gerrit Zalm, Dutch Minister for Finance; Yves-Thibaut de Silguy, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and financial affairs and monetary matters; Hans van den Broek, Member of the EC in charge of External Relations; George Papandreou, Greek Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs; Hans van Mierlo, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs; Abel Matutes, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs; Klaus Kinkel, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Group photo:From left to right: 1st row: Paavo Tapio Lipponen, Finnish Prime...
Ref: P-002300 /04-06
Date: 02/05/1998
 A stork bringing the new single currency A stork bringing the new single currency
Ref: P-002555 /00-01
Date: 01/01/1999
 Amsterdam Scrabble Amsterdam Scrabble
Ref: P-002746 /00-11
Date: //1999
  Fanfare marching in front of the Palace of the provincial government of Limburg in Maastricht Fanfare marching in front of the Palace of the provincial government of Limburg...
Ref: P-007781 /01-3A
Date: 07/02/1992
 Pedro Solbes, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary Affairs, Philippe Busquin, Member of the EC in charge of Research, Guy Quaden, Governor of the Banque Nationale de Belgique, and Didier Reynders, Belgian Minister for Finance (from left to right) Pedro Solbes, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary Affairs,...
Ref: P-008599 /00-3
Date: 31/12/2001
 Firework display Firework display
Ref: P-008599 /00-4
Date: 31/12/2001
 Franz Fischler, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Romano Prodi, President of the EC, and Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian Federal Chancellor (from left to right) Franz Fischler, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture, Rural Development and...
Ref: P-008599 /00-5
Date: 31/12/2001
 The euro hourglass The euro hourglass
Ref: P-000818 /02-21
Date: 21/01/1996
 Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary affairs, visiting the exhibition Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary...
Ref: P-000818 /02-30
Date: 21/01/1996
 The euro, a single currency for Europe The euro, a single currency for Europe
Ref: P-000951 /01-11
Date: 17/06/1996
 Tommorrow - the Economic and Monetary Union Tommorrow - the Economic and Monetary Union
Ref: P-001321 /00-58
Date: 01/11/1992
 The Maastricht Treaty The Maastricht Treaty
Ref: P-001321 /00-55
Date: 01/11/1992
 Rome, Luxembourg, Maastricht: the links in the European chain Rome, Luxembourg, Maastricht: the links in the European chain
Ref: P-002132 /00-01
Date: //1997
 Yves-Thibault de Silguy holding a giant euro Yves-Thibault de Silguy holding a giant euro
Ref: P-002252 /01-06
Date: 01/05/1998
 Yves-Thibault de Silguy (on the left) and Jacques Santer present a reproduction of a euro coin measuring 1 metre in diametre to the press Yves-Thibault de Silguy (on the left) and Jacques Santer present a reproduction...
Ref: P-002259 /01-10
Date: 01/05/1998
 Wim Duisenberg, President of the European Monetary Institute, (in the middle) and the press Wim Duisenberg, President of the European Monetary Institute, (in the middle)...
Ref: P-002300 /02-33A
Date: 02/05/1998
 Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and financial affairs and monetary matters (on the left), and Jacques Santer, President of the EC, exchanging documents to be signed Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and financial...
Ref: P-002574 /03-20A
Date: 31/12/1998
 Releasing balloons in front of the Council following the ceremony held to mark the fixing of exchange rates between the euro and currencies of Member States in the eurozone Releasing balloons in front of the Council following the ceremony held to mark...
Ref: P-002574 /04-5A
Date: 31/12/1998
 Yves-Thibault de Silguy , Member of the EC in charge of Economic and financial affairs and monetary matters, and Jacques Santer, President of the EC, making a toast to celebrate the arrival of the euro (centre, from left to right) Yves-Thibault de Silguy , Member of the EC in charge of Economic and financial...
Ref: P-002574 /17-23A
Date: 31/12/1998
 General view in the ceremony auditorium General view in the ceremony auditorium
Ref: P-007781 /01-17A
Date: 07/02/1992
 General view of the ceremony auditorium General view of the ceremony auditorium
Ref: P-007781 /01-25A
Date: 07/02/1992
 View of the ceremony: Aníbal Cavaco Silva, standing at the podium, Jacques Delors, Ruud Lubbers and Egon Klepsch (seated in the background from left to right) View of the ceremony: Aníbal Cavaco Silva, standing at the podium, Jacques...
Ref: P-007781 /01-13A
Date: 07/02/1992
 View of the signing table in the ceremony auditorium View of the signing table in the ceremony auditorium
Ref: P-007781 /01-8A
Date: 07/02/1992
 Romano Prodi, President of the EC, on the left, and Pedro Solbes, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary Affairs, unveiled the display on the Charlemagne building. Romano Prodi, President of the EC, on the left, and Pedro Solbes, Member of the...
Ref: P-008599 /00-1
Date: 31/12/2001
 Show Show "Euro Bridge 2001" at the "Parc du Cinquantenaire"
Ref: P-008599 /00-2
Date: 31/12/2001
 Pedro Solbes, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary Affairs, withdrawing his first euros from a cash machine Pedro Solbes, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary Affairs,...
Ref: P-008599 /00-7
Date: 31/12/2001



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