These video stockshots are prepared in advance of the European Council taking place in Berlin on 24-25 March 1999 to decide upon Agenda 2000 including the reform of the Structural Funds and whether or not to continue with the Cohesion Fund. It covers four projects in Portugal including road networks in Lisbon and the Alentejo, anti-pollution measures in the Ave Valley, drinking water supply in the Algarve and an incinerator in Lisbon. In Greece the pictures include two major infrastructural projects including the Egnatia Motorway, linking the western port of Igoumenitsa with the Turkish border, and the modernisation of the countries main railway line from Patra via Athens to Thessaloniki. Pictures also include the rehabilitation of the main Athens dump and a comprehensive system of waste water treatment for the main cities of Crete.
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