History of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Type: Archives [long]
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, this archive video stockshot gives an overview of the history of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
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||First agricultural marathon in Brussels in 1962: Arrival of the Ministers and round table (12 shots)
||Third agricultural marathon in Brussels in 1964: Round table of the meeting which continued all night; general view of the press room with journalists playing cards and sleeping during the night; press point by Edgard Pisani, French Minister for Agriculture, after the agreement (52 shots)
||CAP: negotiations on financing the CAP break down. France adopts its "empty chair" policy, recalls its ambassador to the Communities (06/07) and boycotts Council meetings for 7 months.Vacant seats of the French delegation. (5 shots)
||The Luxembourg compromise: France agrees to resume its seat on the Council on condition that unanimous approval continues to be required when "very important interests" are at stake.Arrival of Joseph Luns, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs; the French delegation; press point by Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs. (5 shots)
||Negociations for the CAP reform during the Agriculture Council (47 shots)
||11/02/1968: Sicco Mansholt, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of Agriculture, presents the Six with a 10-year modernization programme for European agriculture (2 shots)
||European Council of Berlin in 1999 where EU leaders agreed on the Agenda 2000 (14 shots)
||Round table of the Agriculture Council in 2002 where Franz Fischler, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, introduced his proposal for CAP reform (20 shots)