Euro: Countdown - 2001

Type: Stockshots [long]   Référence: I038260   Durée: 57:31  Lieu: Greece | Amsterdam - National Bank of the Netherlands | Netherlands | Belgium | Brussels | Italy | Luxembourg | Portugal | Chimay | Sever do Vouga | Leuze | Brussels - Belgian Royal Mint | Frankfurt-on-Main - European Central Bank | Brussels - EC/Beaulieu 1 | Brussels - Central Station | Barcelona | Finland | Paris | Lisbon | Brussels - EC/Charlemagne | Spain | Ireland | Germany | France | Luxembourg [town]
This video stockshots illustrates the following themes: preparation of citizens, technical preparation of financial and economic sectors, development of the "euro atmosphere" throughout the months, some national and European information campaigns about the euro, main initiatives and events linked to the single currency in 2001.

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00:00:00 Generic and title 00:00:25
00:00:25 1. 300 Days to the Euro 00:10:02
00:00:25 Title 00:00:07
00:00:32 Countdown "300 days to the euro" in the Beaulieu building, directorate general for Economic and Financial Affairs of the EC, Brussels 00:00:07
00:00:39 ROMANO PRODI, PRESIDENT OF THE EC, AND PEDRO SOLBES MIRA, MEMBER OF THE CE IN CHARGE OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS, AT THE MONNAIE ROYALE OF BELGIUM, BRUSSELSExteriors of the Monnaie Royale of Belgium with the euro symbol turning round itself (2 shots) 00:00:14
00:00:53 Romano Prodi visiting the workshop where euro coins are produced (3 shots) 00:00:28
00:01:21 Production of coins (3 shots) 00:00:21
00:01:42 Pedro Solbes Mira taking some coins (4 shots) 00:00:19
00:02:01 Romano Prodi and Pedro Solbes Mira in the "Eurominikits" production workshop (5 shots) 00:00:28
00:02:29 Visit to the "Euro Expo" in the Monnaie Royale of Belgium, Romano Prodi and Pedro Solbes Mira minting a euro coin (4 shots) 00:00:21
00:02:50 EURO INFORMATION CAMPAIGNS FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIREDWithin the framework of the "Euro Made Easy" campaigns in Belgium, a visually impaired person discovers the tactile characteristics of euro coins (training tokens) (13 shots) 00:02:08
00:04:58 PREPARATION OF MASS MARKETING FOR THE CHANGEOVER TO THE EUROPedro Solbes Mira handing the euro training tokens to the representatives of groups with sensory handicaps, Charlemagne building, Brussels, 16/05/01 (5 shots) 00:00:55
00:05:53 Beginning of the training for cashiers at Carrefour, in the north of France: training to return change and to manage the cash registers in euro (7 shots) 00:01:01
00:06:54 Training for the changeover to the euro in the cash register of a supermarket: registering prices in euro and paying with a bank card (5 shots) 00:00:53
00:07:47 EURO INFORMATION CAMPAIGN, GREECETravelling reference library, co-financed by the European Commission and the Greek government (the truck has visited, during 2001, all the villages in Greece, in order to inform local populations of the changeover to the euro), distribution of pamphlets and films for children about euro (20 shots) 00:02:40
00:10:27 2. 200 Days to the Euro 00:18:54
00:10:27 Title 00:00:04
00:10:31 Euro countdown "200 Days to the Euro", in the Beaulieu building, directorate general for Economic and Financial Affairs of the EC, Brussels 00:00:05
00:10:36 EURO TRAINING CAMPAIGN FOR THE YOUNGMathematics courses on the euro in a Belgian school, within the framework of the "Euro Made Easy" campaign, Brussels, Belgium (14 shots) 00:01:58
00:12:34 Euro courses in a school in Spain (6 shots) 00:00:41
00:13:15 Training of a class of Spanish children in a market in Barcelona (6 shots) 00:00:37
00:13:52 VISIT OF PEDRO SOLBES MIRA TO CALVIA, MALLORCA, SPAIN, 22/06/01Visit of Pedro Solbes Mira, on the occasion of the "Euro street day" (4 shots) 00:00:35
00:14:27 CHANGEOVER TO THE PROMINENT DISPLAY OF THE PRICE IN EUROS, JULY 2001Within the large distribution, double posting in the fruits and vegetables section, bar code reader in euro (5 shots) 00:00:44
00:15:11 TECHNICAL PREPARATION OF THE BANKING SECTORIn Germany, last operations of European note exchanges in airport automatic tellers (7 shots) 00:00:46
00:15:57 I Belgium, recuperation of national coins within boxes installed in bank agencies (6 shots) 00:00:37
00:16:34 INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF EURO BANKNOTES AT THE ECB, FRANCFORT (GERMANY)Wim Duisenberg, President of the ECB, presenting euro banknotes to the press (9 shots) 00:00:53
00:17:27 Declaration by Pedro Solbes Mira about the euro, underlining the different approaches of the Member States towards the changeover to the euro, the double posting prices and their comparison (2 shots) (in FRENCH) 00:02:14
00:19:41 TECHNICAL PREPARATION OF TRANSPORTERS OF FUNDS AND OF THE BANKING SECTORPreparation of coin rolls, notes and titles in euro by the transporters of funds in shipping port, in light of the pre-supplying of banks (13 shots) 00:01:34
00:21:15 In a bank agency, withdrawal of chests with national banknotes, recovery of national banknotes and supply of euro accounts (16 shots) 00:01:43
00:22:58 Delivery of sealed euro notes and recovery of national ones (12 shots) 00:01:41
00:24:39 Delivery of euro coins and recovery of bags with national coins by the transporters of funds in the banking agencies (10 shots) 00:01:59
00:26:38 TECHNICAL PREPARATION OF SME'S IN THE NETHERLANDSTraining of storeowners in the Dutch National Bank in Amsterdam: knowledge of the security characteristics of euro notes, in order to identify fakes (12 shots) 00:01:25
00:28:03 INFORMATION CAMPAIGN FOR THE ELDERLYTraining of the elderly within the framework of the "Euro Made Easy" campaign (10 shots) 00:01:18
00:29:21 3. 100 Days to the Euro 00:07:14
00:29:21 Title 00:00:04
00:29:25 "100 Days to the Euro" countdown in the Beaulieu building, directorate general of Economic and Financial Affairs of the EC, Brussels 00:00:02
00:29:27 PREPARATION OF CASH MACHINESExterior of a Games Hall, Germany (3 shots), adaptation of vending machines for euro coins in a factory, Germany (8 shots), various vending machines in the hall of central station, Brussels (3 shots), new drink machines payable by cellular phone, Finland (3 shots) 00:02:16
00:31:43 PREPARATION OF SMALL BUSINESSES IN PORTUGALTraining of a small bakery for the passage to the euro in the town of Sever do Vouga (10 plans) (training taking place within the framework of a visit of 30.000 trainings for small businesses, co-financed by the European Commission and the Portuguese Government) 00:01:00
00:32:43 INFORMATION CAMPAIGN FOR ENTREPRENEURS OF SME'S IN FRANCEIn the "euro train", presentation of "euro minikits" for entrepreneurs and of various accounting tools, presentation of a machine-teller of fake banknotes for the general public (14 shots) 00:01:42
00:34:25 INFORMATION CAMPAIGN FOR ISOLATED POPULATIONS IN PORTUGALWithin the framework of the "Euro Made Easy" campaign, euro training in a school of a village in Alentejo (17 shots) 00:02:10
00:36:35 4. 50 Days to the Euro 00:07:45
00:36:35 Title 00:00:04
00:36:39 "50 Days to the Euro" countdown in the Beaulieu building, directorate general of Economic and Financial Affairs of the EC, Brussels 00:00:02
00:36:41 Eurogroupe meeting, Brussels, Belgium (21 shots) 00:02:14
00:38:55 TECHNICAL PREPARATION OF THE BANKING SECTORIn Germany, adaptation of cash machines (Wincor-Nixdorf), adaptation to the euro of the computer screens on cash machines, adaptation to the euro of money drawers and loading of samples formatted to the size of euro notes (16 shots) 00:01:46
00:40:41 Withdrawal operation in automatic cash machines on the street, Paris, France (5 shots) 00:00:21
00:41:02 PREPARATION OF MASS MARKETING FOR THE RECOVERY OF MONEYIn France, installation of machines for the recovery of national coins: client introducing coins, machine sorting the coins and print of coupon in euro (5 shots) 00:00:45
00:41:47 PREPARATION OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONSLaunching of a market in euro in Chimay, on the French-Belgian border (16 shots) 00:01:21
00:43:08 EURO INFORMATION CAMPAIGN FOR IMMIGRANT POPULATIONS IN PORTUGALTraining of a group of immigrant young people in a city, in the suburbs of Lisbon (9 shots) 00:01:12
00:44:20 5. 30 Days to the Euro 00:09:34
00:44:20 Title 00:00:04
00:44:24 TECHNICAL PREPARATION: PRE-SUPPLYING OF STORE OWNERS WITH EURO COINS, 03/12/01"30 Days to the Euro" countdown in the Beaulieu building, directorate general of Economic and Financial Affairs of the EC, Brussels 00:00:03
00:44:27 TECHNICAL PREPARATION: DESTRUCTION OF NATIONAL CURRENCIESIn Luxembourg, a baker having received a "Euro Starter Kit for Stores" and practicing with a client returning change in euro (11 shots) 00:01:14
00:45:41 Destruction of Belgian francs in a workshop of the Monnaie Royale of Belgium (9 shots) 00:01:18
00:46:59 PREPARATION TECHNICAL: SECURITY ELEMENTS LINKED TO THE EUROSignature of the ECB Europol Agreement, Francfort, Germany, 13/12/01 (4 shots) 00:00:40
00:47:39 LAST MEETING OF THE EUROGROUPE BEFORE THE EURO CHANGEOVER, 14/12/01Distribution of "Euro Starters Kits" to the Ministers of the Euro Zone Member States: Wim Duisenberg, Pedro Solbes Mira, and Didier Reynders, Belgian Minister for Finance and President in office of the Eurogroup, opening their "Euro Starter Kit", general view (8 shots) 00:00:58
00:48:37 TECHNICAL PREPARATION: PRE-SUPPLYING OF CITIZENS WITH EURO COINSDistribution of "starters kits" to citizens: in a Luxembourg Post Office, and in a shopping centre in Luxembourg, 15/12/0 (14 shots) 00:01:03
00:49:40 Distribution of "starters kits" to citizens, in a bank in Brussels, Belgium, 15/12/01(5 shots) 00:00:53
00:50:33 EURO INFORMATION CAMPAIGN FOR THE DISADVANTAGEDTraining in a Red Cross social grocery store, Leuze, Belgium: clients learning to manage their budgets in euro (11 shots) 00:01:30
00:52:03 TECHNICAL PREPARATION OF CITIZENSComparing prices in euro: price of a kg of apples, powder detergent and petrol in France, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg (14 shots) 00:01:43
00:53:46 "30 Days to the Euro, 10 Days to the Euro, D-Day" Countdown in the Beaulieu building, directorate general of Economic and Financial Affairs of the EC, Brussels 00:00:08
00:53:54 6. National Campaigns 00:03:13
00:53:54 Title 00:00:04
00:53:58 Excerpt from a television spot of the euro national campaign in Germany: the euro crosses borders 00:00:19
00:54:17 Exceprt of a television spot of the euro national campaign in France: televised quiz about the price of bread in euro 00:00:21
00:54:38 Excerpt of a television spot of euro national campaign in The Netherlands: production of "euro kits", which will be distributed to Dutch citizens 00:00:18
00:54:56 Excerpt of a television spot of the euro national campaign in Spain on the key to conversion rates euro/peseta 00:00:20
00:55:16 Excerpt of a television spot of the euro national campaign in Belgium (IN FRENCH): "piggy bank" operation, November 2001 00:00:22
00:55:38 Excerpt of a television spot of the euro national campaign in Belgium (IN DUTCH): storekeeper practicing announcing prices in euro 00:00:26
00:56:04 Excerpt of a television spot of the euro national campaign in Italy, calculations and conversion lira/euro 00:00:23
00:56:27 Excerpt of a television spot of the euro national campaign in Ireland: football player inviting the population to think in euro 00:00:20
00:56:47 Excerpt of a television spot of the euro national campaign in Finland 00:00:21
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