Visit of Neelie Kroes to the Netherlands

Type: Report   Reference: I-076675   Duration: 10:06:03  Lieu:
End production: 09/03/2013   First transmission: 08/03/2013
Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Digital Agenda, was in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 8 March 2013. She took part in a debate about women and the economic crisis, organised on the occasion of the International Women's Day.

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10:00:05 Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the EC in charge of the Digital Agenda, arriving to De Rode Hoed, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and writing a message on a board reading "we support the women of Egypt" (3 shots) 00:00:26
10:00:31 Neelie Kroes entering De Rode Hoed premises 00:00:18
10:00:49 Neelie Kroes entering the meeting room 00:00:05
10:00:55 Cutaway of a photographer 00:00:03
10:00:59 Neelie Kroes sitting and having a coffee before the conference 00:00:04
10:01:03 Soundbite by Neelie Kroes (in ENGLISH) saying that the European Commission came forward with a proposal to get a more gender balanced situation in Europe; it is of course quite important to realize that all the Member States do have different situations but, anyhow, all the 27 – and very soon 28 - Member States need to be aware that they can't afford to just not use all the talents that are there; a proposal has been accepted by the Council, by the Parliament; every Member States should fill in their own policy and of course it is a matter of taking opportunities. 00:00:53
10:01:56 Window view of Keizer Canal 00:00:02
10:01:59 Soundbite by Neelie Kroes (in ENGLISH) saying that ICT is one of those opportunities for tackling the crisis; what is at stake is for women, girls, to take the opportunities for education, but also for getting experience in a job; having that experience means that in a lifelong learning situation, but also in a carrier prospective of more than 50 years, you can combine it with a family, you can combine it also with fun; but it is also a lot of fun to have an opportunity to be a partner in tackling economic problems. 00:00:45
10:02:44 Women entering the conference room 00:00:05
10:02:49 Women in the audience 00:00:05
10:02:54 Neelie Kroes on the cover of a magazine 00:00:07
10:03:01 Women reading 00:00:05
10:03:07 Neelie Kroes entering the conference room 00:00:12
10:03:19 Presentation slide reading in Dutch "International Women's Day" 00:00:05
10:03:24 Neelie Kroes sitting talking (3 shots) 00:00:17
10:03:41 Women of the audience (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:03:51 Neelie Kroes walking on stage 00:00:10
10:04:02 Soundbite by Neelie Kroes (in DUTCH) on the difference between men and women in the working environment: saying that women take more time to let it sink in before coming with a proposal; her opinion is that men usually monopolize the knowledge - this is quite often one of the differences between teams with men and with women – while women mobilize the knowledge. 00:00:30
10:04:33 Women in the audience 00:00:05
10:04:38 Cutaway 00:00:05
10:04:43 Soundbite by Neelie Kroes (in DUTCH) on the difference between men and women in the working environment: saying that women do not avoid taking risks in their daily work but women rather know that they can do it for sure; whereas men will never say that they are not sure; women should try, should dare taking more risks; saying that she has learned much more through mistakes than through successes. 00:00:33
10:05:17 Neelie Kroes leaving the stage 00:00:09
10:05:27 Woman in the public taking a picture 00:00:04
10:05:31 Panellists on stage (4 shots) 00:00:21
10:05:53 Entrance of De Rode Hoed, by night 00:00:10
10:06:03 Amsterdam's Keizer Canal, by night (4 shots) 00:00:25
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