2012 Access City Award Ceremony with the participation of Viviane Reding

Type: Report   Reference: I-075511   Duration: 10:49:08  Lieu:
End production: 03/12/2012   First transmission: 03/12/2012
On 3 December 2012, Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, participated in the 2013 Access City Award Ceremony, in Brussels. On this occasion, she gave a speech and handed the Access City Award 2013 to the city of Berlin. The prize has been awarded in recognition of Berlin's comprehensive and strategic approach to creating an accessible city for all. The award is organised by the Commission together with the European Disability Forum, and was presented at the annual European Day of People with Disabilities conference, in Brussels. The prize aims to encourage cities to share their experience and to improve accessibility for the benefit of all.

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10:00:00 General view of the 2013 Access City Award Ceremony, in Brussels 00:00:07
10:00:07 Soundbite by the moderator giving some introductory words on the 2013 Access City Award Ceremony and the 99 cities' applications coming from 20 EU Member States that have taken part in this annual competition 00:00:48
10:00:55 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero, (in ENGLISH) on the highlights of this year's competition 00:00:52
10:01:48 Video presentation on accessible cities 00:02:01
10:03:50 Soundbite by the moderator asking a question to Immaculada Placencia Porrero 00:00:07
10:03:57 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) on the organisation of the selection procedures 00:00:55
10:04:53 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) introducing the Jury members 00:01:13
10:06:06 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero, (in ENGLISH) inviting the Chair of the Jury to take the floor 00:00:22
10:06:29 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) asking a question to the Chair of the Jury 00:00:14
10:06:44 Soundbite by the Chair of the Jury on his work and background regarding accessibility 00:02:05
10:08:49 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) asking a question to Sabine Neusüß, Disability Manager of the city of Salzburg 00:00:43
10:09:33 Soundbite by Sabine Neusüß (in ENGLISH) on the meaning of the 2012 prize for the Austrian city Salzburg 00:01:21
10:10:54 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) thanking Sabine Neusüß for her encouragement 00:00:02
10:10:57 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) on the attribution of the special mentions 00:00:26
10:11:23 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) inviting Erzsebet Szöllösi, Vice President of the European Disability Forum (EDF), to take the floor 00:00:34
10:11:57 Soundbite by Erzsebet Szöllösi (in ENGLISH) on the involvement of EDF in this award 00:03:16
10:15:14 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) thanking Erzsebet Szöllösi 00:00:08
10:15:22 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) announcing the first special mention in the area of build environment to the city of Pamplona in Spain 00:00:47
10:16:09 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) announcing the special mention for transport to the city of Gdynia in Poland 00:00:43
10:16:53 Video presentation on the special mention for Transport and Related Infrastructure 00:03:35
10:20:28 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) announcing the special mention in the area of Information and Communication Technologies to Bilbao in Spain 00:00:32
10:21:01 Video presentation on the special mention for Information and Communication Technologies 00:01:24
10:22:26 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) announcing the fourth special mention in the area of Public Facilities and Services to the city of Tallaght in Ireland 00:00:36
10:23:02 Video presentation on the special mention for Public Facilities and Services 00:01:47
10:24:50 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) inviting the four cities for a group photo in presence of Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 00:00:49
10:25:39 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) inviting Immaculada Placencia Porrer to take the floor in order to introduce the next part of the ceremony 00:00:14
10:25:53 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) inviting Representatives of the three finalist cities to come on stage 00:00:58
10:26:52 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) inviting Viviane Reding to take the floor 00:00:26
10:27:19 Soundbite by Viviane Reding (in ENGLISH) on the importance of the Access Cities Award for the European Commission and the importance for accessibility 00:06:35
10:33:55 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) thanking Viviane Reding and introducing the video presentation on Berlin as one of the three finalists 00:00:43
10:34:38 Video presentation on the actions of Berlin regarding accessibility 00:01:29
10:36:08 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) inviting Hella Dunger-Löper, German Permanent Secretary at the Senate of Berlin, to take the floor 00:00:38
10:36:47 Soundbite by Hella Dunger-Löper (in ENGLISH) on the biggest challenges of accessibility 00:00:55
10:37:42 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) on the certificates for the three finalists 00:00:14
10:37:57 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) announcing the video presentation what the city of Nantes, in France, has been doing regarding accessibility 00:00:16
10:38:13 Video presentation on Nantes, one of the three finalist cities 00:01:28
10:39:41 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) asking a question to Catherine Choquet, Deputy Mayor of Nantes 00:00:19
10:40:01 Soundbite by Catherine Choquet (in ENGLISH) on the improvement of accessibility in Nantes by investments in architects' trainings 00:00:14
10:40:15 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) thanking Catherine Choquet and congratulating her city 00:00:13
10:40:28 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) on Stockholm, Sweden 00:00:13
10:40:42 Video presentation on Stockholm, the third finalist city 00:01:29
10:42:12 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) asking a question to Ewa Samuelsson, Deputy Mayor of Stockholm for Social Affairs 00:00:31
10:42:43 Soundbite by Ewa Samuelsson (in ENGLISH) on the reputation of Stockholm regarding its long term strategic planning on accessibility 00:00:32
10:43:15 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) thanking Ewa Samuelsson and congratulating her city 00:00:13
10:43:29 Soundbite by Immaculada Placencia Porrero (in ENGLISH) inviting Viviane Reding to come on stage in order to reveal the name of the winner 00:00:38
10:44:07 Soundbite by Viviane Reding (in ENGLISH) announcing the winning city of Berlin 00:01:07
10:45:14 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) inviting the three Representatives from Berlin to come on stage in order to receive the Access City Award 00:00:15
10:45:30 Viviane Reding giving the Access City Award to the Representatives from Berlin and posing for the picture with them 00:00:34
10:46:05 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) asking a question to Hella Dunger-Loeper 00:00:10
10:46:16 Soundbite by Hella Dunger-Löper (in ENGLISH) on her impressions 00:00:29
10:46:46 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) inviting the Representatives from Nantes and Stockholm to come on stage for a group photo 00:00:45
10:47:32 Group photo of the Representatives from the finalists cities in presence of Viviane Reding and general atmosphere at the end of the ceremony 00:01:36
10:49:08 Soundbite by the moderator (in ENGLISH) giving some closing words to end the ceremony 00:01:05
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