First formal meeting of the Prodi Commission: arrivals, round table and group photo

Type: Archive editing   Reference: I-028808   Duration: 02:00:55  Lieu: Brussels - EC/Breydel
End production: 28/09/1999
The first formal meeting of the European Commission under the presidency of Romano Prodi took place in Brussels on 18 September 1999.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
01:56:16 Title 00:00:10
01:56:26 Exterior view of the European Commission Breydel building in Brussels 00:00:12
01:56:39 Arrival of Erkki Liikanen, Member of the EC in charge of Enterprise and the Information Society 00:00:06
01:56:45 Michaele Schreyer, Member of the EC in charge of Budget, talking to the press and entering the building 00:00:10
01:56:56 Arrival of Poul Nielson, Member of the EC in charge of Development and Humanitarian Aid 00:00:04
01:57:00 Arrival of Romano Prodi, President of the EC 00:00:06
01:57:07 Arrival of David Byrne, Member of the EC in charge of Health and Consumer Protection 00:00:05
01:57:12 Arrival of Philippe Busquin, Member of the EC in charge of Research 00:00:06
01:57:18 Arrival of António Vitorino, Member of the EC in charge of Justice and Home Affairs 00:00:03
01:57:22 Margot Wallström, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, talking to the press; and arrival of Pedro Solbes Mira, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary Affairs 00:00:11
01:57:34 Arrival of Günter Verheugen, Member of the EC in charge of Enlargement 00:00:09
01:57:43 Arrival of Loyola de Palacio del Valle-Lersundi, Vice-President of the EC in charge of the Relations with the European Parliament, Transport and Energy 00:00:05
01:57:48 Arrival of Franz Fischler, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development 00:00:04
01:57:53 Arrival of Michel Barnier, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy and the Intergovernmental Conference (ad personam) 00:00:05
01:57:58 Arrival of Christopher Patten, Member of the EC in charge of External Relations 00:00:09
01:58:07 Romano Prodi 00:00:10
01:58:18 Arrival of Viviane Reding, Member of the EC in charge of Education and Culture; handshake with Günter Verheugen 00:00:08
01:58:27 Round table: Loyola de Palacio del Valle-Lersundi shaking hands with Pascal Lamy, Member of the EC in charge of Trade, Viviane Reding, Erkki Liikanen 00:00:15
01:58:42 Philippe Busquin, Günter Verheugen and Michel Barnier 00:00:10
01:58:52 Mario Monti, Member of the EC in charge of Competition, and Viviane Reding 00:00:06
01:58:58 Margot Wallström, Erkki Liikanen, Poul Nielson and Michaele Schreyer 00:00:06
01:59:05 Pedro Solbes Mira with Margot Wallström, Erkki Liikanen, Poul Nielson and Michaele Schreyer 00:00:09
01:59:15 Viviane Reding and António Vitorino 00:00:05
01:59:21 Anna Diamantopoulou, Member of the EC in charge of Employment and Social Affairs 00:00:06
01:59:27 Group photo (8 shots) Seated, from left to right: Neil Kinnock, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Administrative Reform, Romano Prodi, Loyola de Palacio del Valle-Lersundi; Second row, from left to right: Günter Verheugen, Christopher Patten, Frits Bolkestein, Member of the EC in charge of Internal Market, Pedro Solbes Mira, Michel Barnier, Anna Diamantopoulou, Viviane Reding, Michaele Schreyer, António Vitorino, Erkki Liikanen, Margot Wallström, Mario Monti, Pascal Lamy, Franz Fischler, David Byrne, Philippe Busquin, Poul Nielson. 00:01:27
02:00:55 Round table of the meeting: general views (10 shots) 00:01:12
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