Conference of Presidents: - with the participation of Catherine ASHTON, EU High Representative/ EC Vice-President.

Type: News   Reference: 94484   Duration: 00:01:26  Lieu: Strasbourg, France - European Parliament
End production: 10/09/2013   First transmission: 10/09/2013
The Conference of Presidents hold today a special meeting so to hear Catherine ASHTON, EU High Representative/ EC Vice-President, on the situation in Syria. The Conference of Presidents is the political body in Parliament responsible for the organisation of Parliament’s business and legislative planning deciding the responsibilities and membership of committees and delegations relations with other EU institutions, the national parliaments and non-EU countries. The Conference of Presidents prepares Parliament’s timetable and plenary sitting agendas and allocates seats in the Chamber. The Conference of Presidents consists of the President of Parliament and the political group chairmen. One representative of the non-attached Members also has a seat in the Conference of Presidents but no voting rights. The Conference of Presidents takes its decisions by consensus or by weighted vote based on the number of Members in each political group. The Conference of Presidents generally meets twice a month. Its meetings are not held in public. The minutes of Conference of Presidents meetings are translated into the official languages, printed and distributed to all Members.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 TITLE Conference of Presidents: - with the participation of Catherine ASHTON, EU High Representative/ EC Vice-President 00:00:05
00:00:05 EXTERIOR SHOT of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. 00:00:05
00:00:10 Close shot on the door with conference announcement. 00:00:03
00:00:13 Arrival of Nigel FARRAGE, Chair of the EFD Group and Martin CALLANAN, Chair of the ECR Group. 00:00:08
00:00:21 Arrival of Catherine ASHTON, EU High Representative/ EC Vice-President : 2 shots. 00:00:21
00:00:42 Large shot on the Chairs row. 00:00:03
00:00:45 Arrival of EP President Martin SCHULZ, greeting Catherine ASHTON, EU High Representative/ EC Vice-President : 2 shots. 00:00:24
00:01:09 Arrival of Hannes SWOBODA, Chair of S&D Group. 00:00:04
00:01:13 Medium shot on Guy VERHOFSTADT, Chair of ALDE Group. 00:00:04
00:01:17 Joseph DAUL, Chair of EPP Group, and Hannes SWOBODA, Chair of S&D Group, sitting. 00:00:04
00:01:21 Large shot on the conference room. 00:00:05
00:01:26 END. 00:00:00
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