Meeting between Kojiro Shiojiri, Head of the Mission of Japan to the EU, and Kristalina Georgieva
Type: Visit to the Commission
End production: 25/07/2012 First transmission: 25/07/2012
On 25 July 2012, Kristalina Geogieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, paid a visit to Kojiro Shiojiri, Head of the Mission of Japan to the EU, and posted her pieces of Haiku poems into the Haiku Post.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Arrival of Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, and handshake with Kojiro Shiojiri, Head of the Mission of Japan to the EU
||Kristalina Georgieva and Kojiro Shiojiri entering the meeting room
||Soundbite by Kristalina Geogieva (in ENGLISH): When I came in spring, the land was in great turmoil, together we heal; Met Japan's heroes; Saw fortitude and courage, has inspired my life.
||Kristalina Geogieva writing down her haiku (3 shots)
||Kristalina Geogieva posting the haiku
||Soundbite by Kojiro Shiojiri (in ENGLISH): What I want to do is to send your haiku to those people who live in affected area. This summer, some students will come in Brussels for holidays, I want to read them your haiku to give them courage and support.
||Soundbite by Kristalina Geogieva (in ENGLISH): It is from the bottom of my heart that we share the pain and we are inspired by the courage of the Japanese people.
||General views of the meeting room (2 shots)
||Kristalina Georgieva and Kojiro Shiojiri posing for the picture