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European Council of Helsinki, 10-11/12/1999

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The European Council met in Helsinki on 10th and 11th December 1999. It adopted the Millennium Declaration. It has taken a number of decisions marking a new stage in the enlargement process. Steps have also been taken to ensure that the Union itself will have effective, reformed institutions, a strengthened common security and defence policy and a competitive, job-generating, sustainable economy. At the start of proceedings, the European Council and the President of the European Parliament, Nicole Fontaine,exchanged views on the main items under discussion, in particular enlargement, institutional reform and employment.
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Type: Best-of   Reference: I-029298   Date: 14/12/1999   Duration: 56:39
Personalities:   Drnovšek, Janez |   Bērziņš, Indulis |   Polfer, Lydie |   Constantinescu, Emil |   Cem, Ismail |   Verhofstadt, Guy |   Patten, Christopher |   Michel, Louis |   Verheugen, Günter |   Kasoulides, Ioannis |   Papandreou, George |   Fontaine, Nicole |   Dzurinda, Mikuláš |   D'Alema, Massimo |   Fischer, Joschka |   Zeman, Miloš |   Buzek, Jerzy |   Kostov, Ivan |   Schröder, Gerhard [ chancelier ] |   Orbán, Viktor |   Gama, Jaime |   Halonen, Tarja |   Schüssel, Wolfgang |   Jospin, Lionel |   Guterres, António |   Klima, Viktor |   Ahtisaari, Martti |   Aznar, José María |   Cook, Robin |   Blair, Tony |   Laar, Mart |   Rasmussen, Poul Nyrup |   Adamkus, Valdas |   Kok, Wim |   Ahern, Bertie |   Dini, Lamberto |   van Aartsen, Jozias |   Helveg Petersen, Niels |   Solana, Javier |   Juncker, Jean-Claude |   Prodi, Romano |   Persson, Göran |   Lindh, Anna |   Ecevit, Bülent |   Simitis, Constantin |   Andrews, David |   Chirac, Jacques |   Matutes, Abel  
Location: Helsinki  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Common European security and defence policy | Common foreign and security policy | Enlargement 2004 | Enlargement | European Council - Helsinki 1999 | Reform of the institutions
© European Communities, 1999   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Director: Patrick Delfosse
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