Education, Youth and Culture Council: round table (Culture)

Type: Report   Reference: I-059650   Duration: 11:17:31  Lieu:
End production: 20/11/2008   First transmission: 20/11/2008
The Education, Youth and Culture Council (EYC Council) met in Brussels on 20 and 21 November 2008. The session on culture was presided over by Christine Albanel, French Minister for Culture and Communication and President in office of the Council. The 27 Ministers discussed the draft conclusions on the European heritage label, the promotion of cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue in the external relations of the European Union and its Member States, and architecture's contribution to sustainable development. Martine de Boisdeffre, Director of the Archives of France, spoke about archive theft. Leonard Orban, Member of the EC in charge of Multilingualism, gave a presentation on multilingualism. Christine Albanel presented the results of the conference on multilingualism held in Paris on 26 September 2008. The EYC Council continued with a session on audiovisual matters, with the adoption of the draft conclusions on the European digital library and creative content online, along with the adoption of the safer Internet programme. The Ministers were also due to exchange views on the internet and culture. After the Council, the ceremony to launch the European digital library 'Europeana' took place at the Royal Library of Belgium.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
11:15:57 Title 00:00:04
11:16:02 Exterior view of the Council building 00:00:06
11:16:08 Greek delegation 00:00:06
11:16:14 Ján Figel', Member of the EC in charge of Education, Training, Culture and Youth, speaking with some participants (2 shots) 00:00:20
11:16:34 Maltese delegation 00:00:06
11:16:40 Estonian delegation 00:00:06
11:16:46 British delegation 00:00:08
11:16:54 General view 00:00:07
11:17:01 German and Finnish delegations 00:00:06
11:17:07 Cypriot delegation 00:00:06
11:17:13 Presidency delegation with Christine Albanel, French Minister for Culture and Communication and President in office of the Council (3 shots) 00:00:18
11:17:31 General view 00:00:06
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