Weekly meeting of the Barroso Commission: round table

Type: Report   Reference: I-057283   Duration: 10:31:28  Lieu:
End production: 14/05/2008   First transmission: 14/05/2008
The College of Commissioners met on 14 May 2008 for its weekly meeting. The new Italian Commissioner, Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Transport, was there for his first meeting. He is replacing Franco Frattini but has taken in charge the Transport portfolio. The Members of the EC were expected to approve a Communication on the results of the negotiations concerning cohesion policy strategies and programmes for the programming period 2007-2013. They also discussed the dialogue between the European Union and Russia on the area of energy.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:28:56 Title 00:00:04
10:29:01 Exterior view of the European Commission building 00:00:06
10:29:07 Arrival of Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Transport 00:00:13
10:29:20 Arrival of Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Health 00:00:12
10:29:32 Arrival of Danuta Hübner, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy 00:00:15
10:29:47 Androulla Vassiliou 00:00:06
10:29:53 Jacques Barrot, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Freedom and Security, talking with Margot Wallström, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy, who presided the meeting 00:00:12
10:30:05 Vladimír Špidla, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, talking with Danuta Hübner (2 shots) 00:00:27
10:30:32 Antonio Tajani shaking hands with Margot Wallström 00:00:11
10:30:43 Antonio Tajani shaking hands with Danuta Hübner and Stavros Dimas, Member of the EC in charge of Environment 00:00:08
10:30:51 Antonio Tajani shaking hands with Joe Borg, Member of the EC in charge of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs 00:00:10
10:31:01 Günter Verheugen, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Enterprise and Industry, and László Kovács, Member of the EC in charge of Taxation and Customs Union, shaking hands with Antonio Tajani 00:00:15
10:31:16 Danuta Hübner, Androulla Vassiliou and Stavros Dimas 00:00:06
10:31:22 Mariann Fischer Boel, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Charlie McCreevy, Member of the EC in charge of Internal Market and Services 00:00:06
10:31:28 General view of the roundtable 00:00:17
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