José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, visited his former school, Lyceu de Camões, in Lisbon, and talked to students about European and Portuguese issues. José Manuel Barroso studied there from 9 to 14 years old.
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||Exterior view of Lyceu de Camões (3 shots)
||Arrival of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
||José Manuel Barroso talking to the school principals and visiting the school (2 shots)
||General view of the auditorium with José Manuel Barroso about to speak to the students (2 shots)
||José Manuel Barroso (in PORTUGUESE) saying that we can be citizens from Portugal, Spain, France, Italy or Poland and at the same time be European citizens; that European citizenship does not take away - on the contrary, it adds value to - our national citizenship, in this case, the Portuguese one
||José Manuel Barroso (in PORTUGUESE) saying that the European institutions are more than just about themselves; the institutions exist at the service of something; what matters is that they give more concrete answers to citizens
||José Manuel Barroso (in PORTUGUESE) saying that Europe as a whole is not that big; its so called 500 million inhabitants are still a relatively small number if compared to China or India; that is why, in this globalised world, we need big spaces where we can open ourselves, and not close
||Cutaways (2 shots)
||José Manuel Barroso walking out of the building
||José Manuel Barroso (in PORTUGUESE) saying that he was there from 9 to 14 years old; many things remained the same and many are more modern; it brings back many memories
||José Manuel Barroso talking to the press