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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003

The European Council of Brussels on 12 and 13 December, under the Italian Presidency, approved the European Initiative for growth, reaffirmed in light of the Lisbon Strategy. Moreover, the Heads of State or Government expressed their positive views regarding the European Task Force report on employment, presided over by Wim Kok, and on the results of the work of the Extraordinary Tripartite Social Summit on 11 December. The revision of trans-European networks transport agreements was adopted. The results of the programme to establish a common area of freedom, security and justice were examined. The European Council welcomed the agreement on the creation of a European agency for external borders and for the adoption of measures to combat illegal immigration through maritime borders. On the subject of asylum, it was noted that work needs to be completed as soon as possible in order to create a European system. On EU enlargement, the objective of achieving the accession of Bulgaria and Romania in January 2007 has been confirmed. But in terms of the IGC negotiations and the adoption of the European Constitution, the Heads of State or Government were unable to reach agreement despite the compromise text presented by the Italian Presidency.
Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Justus Lipsius building of the Council
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Handshake between Ana Palacio Vallelersundi, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Conversation between Ana Palacio Vallelersundi, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Conversation between Javier Solana, Secretary General of the Council of the EU and High ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Conversation between Constantin Simitis, Greek Prime Minister, on the left, and Jan Peter ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Conversation between George Papandreou, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the left, ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Joschka Fischer, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the left, and Gerhard ...
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Romano Prodi, President of the EC
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic
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Conversation between Anton Rop, Slovenian Prime Minister, Dimitrij Rupel, Slovenian ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Conversation between Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic, on the left, and ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
General atmosphere
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Conversation between Romano Prodi, President of the EC, Jacques Chirac, President of the ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
José Maria Aznar, Spanish Prime Minister, in the foreground, sitting, and conversation ...
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Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Prime Minister and President in office of the Council, on the ...
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Matti Vanhanen, Finnish Prime Minister, Tony Blair, British Prime Minister, and Wolfgang ...
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Brussels European Council and Intergovernmental Conference, 12-13/12/2003
Conversation between Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic, on the left, and ...
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