The European Treaties 1950-2011

Type: Archives [long]   Reference: I-071781   Duration: 10:55:33  Lieu:
End production: 07/12/2011   First transmission: 08/12/2011
A compilation of the signing ceremonies of the European Treaties between 1950 and 2011.

Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Generic and title 00:00:15
10:00:15 1. Treaty of Paris establishing the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) - 18/04/1951, Paris 00:01:14
10:00:15 Title 00:00:05
10:00:20 Schuman declaration (09/05/1950 in Paris) and various shots of the signing ceremony of the Treaty of Paris (18/04/1951) (11 shots) 00:00:39
10:00:59 Messina Conference (preparatory meeting for the Treaty of Rome), 01-03/06/1955: arrival of delegations, Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and round table (9 shots) 00:00:29
10:01:29 2. Treaties of Rome (CEE and Euratom) - 25/03/1957, Rome - Signature in Rome of the treaties instituting the European Economic Community (the Common Market) and Euratom (the European Atomic Energy Community) 00:03:27
10:01:29 Title 00:00:05
10:01:34 External shots of the Campidoglio (10 shots) 00:01:22
10:02:56 Round table 00:00:02
10:02:59 Arrival of Konrad Adenauer, German Federal Chancellor, and Antonio Segni, Italian Prime Minister 00:00:14
10:03:13 French delegation 00:00:02
10:03:16 From right to left: Johannes Linthorst Homan, Head of the Dutch delegation at the Intergovernmental Conference; Joseph Luns, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs; Lambert Schaus, Head of the delegation of Luxembourg at the Intergovernmental Conference; Joseph Bech, Luxembourgish Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs; Gaetano Martino, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs; Antonio Segni; Walter Hallstein, German Federal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; Konrad Adenauer; and Maurice Faure, French Deputy Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 00:00:26
10:03:43 Konrad Adenauer 00:00:03
10:03:46 Signatures of the treaties by Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Walter Hallstein, Gaetano Martino, Joseph Bech, Joseph Luns, Maurice Faure and Konrad Adenauer (7 shots) 00:01:02
10:04:49 First page of the Treaty (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:04:56 3. Merger Treaty - 08/04/1965, Brussels - Signature of the Merger Treaty of the Executives of the three Communities establishing a Council and a single Commission. The Commission will count 14 then 9 members. The Treaty entered into force on 30/06/1967. 00:01:23
10:04:56 Title 00:00:05
10:05:01 General views of the meeting room and the delegations (4 shots) 00:00:19
10:05:21 Signature of the treaty by Amintore Fanfani, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs; Pierre Werner, Luxembourgish Prime Minister; Joseph Luns, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs; Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs; and Kurt Schmücker, German Federal Minister for Economy (6 shots) 00:00:35
10:05:56 View of the three original treaties and signatures (3 shots) 00:00:23
10:06:20 4. Treaty of Luxembourg - 22/04/1970, Luxembourg - The Treaty of Luxembourg establishes the progressive financing of the Communities on its own funds and widens the powers of the European Parliament in budgetary matters. 00:00:59
10:06:20 Title 00:00:05
10:06:25 Exterior shot of the European Parliament, signing ceremony and original document (7 shots) 00:00:54
10:07:19 5. Accession Treaty of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom - 01/01/1973 - 22/01/1972: Signature in Brussels of the Accession Treaty to the European Communities by the United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark. Entered into force on 01/01/1973. 00:02:54
10:07:19 Title 00:00:05
10:07:24 General views (2 shots) 00:00:43
10:08:08 Signature by Edward Heath, British Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:14
10:08:22 Signature by John Lynch, Irish Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:08:33 Signature by Jens Otto Krag, Danish Prime Minister (3 shots) 00:00:08
10:08:42 Original document 00:00:11
10:08:53 Norwegian referendum: the "no" vote is carried (7 shots) 00:00:38
10:09:32 British referendum: the "yes" vote is carried (11 shots) 00:00:42
10:10:14 6. Accession Treaty of Greece - 01/01/1981 - 28/05/1979: Signature in Athens of the Treaty of Accession to the European Communities by Greece. Entered into force on 01/01/1981. 00:00:30
10:10:14 Title 00:00:05
10:10:19 General view of the Acropolis. Overall picture of assistance and signature by Constantin Caramanlis, Greek Prime Minister (6 shots) 00:00:25
10:10:44 7. Accession Treaty of Spain and Portugal - 01/01/1986 - 12/06/1985: Signature in Madrid and Lisbon of the Treaty of Accession to the European Communities by Spain and Portugal. Entered into force on 01/01/1986. 00:01:16
10:10:44 Title 00:00:05
10:10:49 Guard of honour welcoming participants in the Royal Palace court in Madrid 00:00:07
10:10:57 Signatures by Felipe González, Spanish Prime Minister, Fernando Morán López, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Manuel Márin, Spanish State Secretary for EEC Relations. 00:00:33
10:11:30 General view of the Tower of Belem, Lisbon. Signature by the Portuguese delegation led by Mário Soares, Portuguese Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:30
10:12:00 8. Single European Act (SEA) - 17 and 28/02/1987, Luxembourg and The Hague - Signature of the Single Act by the Federal Republic of Germany, Belgium, Spain, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom on 17/02/1987. Denmark, Italy and Greece signed the Single Act on 28/02/1986. Entered into force on 01/07/1987. The Single Act fixes the achievement of a single market from 01/01/1993 and freedom of movement of persons, assets and goods within the Community. 00:01:24
10:12:00 Title 00:00:05
10:12:05 17/02/1986 in Luxembourg: Signature by Léo Tindemans, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Francisco Fernández Ordoñez, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Roland Dumas, French Minister for Foreign Affairs, Peter Barry, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Robert Goebbels, Luxembourgish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Internal Trade and Cupertino, Hans van den Broek, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pedro Pires de Miranda, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lynda Chalker, British State Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (9 shots) 00:01:11
10:13:17 28/02/1986 in The Hague: Signature by Uffe Elleman-Jensen, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karolos Papoulias, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Giulio Andreotti, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:07
10:13:25 9. Treaty on European Union - 07/02/1992, Maastricht - The Treaty on European Union signed in Maastricht launches the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), increases the powers of the European Parliament and consolidates the legitimacy of the Commission. The United Kingdom and Denmark obtain the right to remain outside of social Europe and benefit from an exemption for the single currency. Entered into force on 01/11/1993. 00:02:32
10:13:25 Title 00:00:05
10:13:30 Signatures: Mark Eyskens, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Philippe Maystadt, Belgian Minister for Finance; Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Danish Minister for Finance; Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Theo Waigel, German Federal Minister for Finance; Antonis Samaras, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Efthymios Christodoulou, Greek Minister for Finance; Francisco Fernández Ordoñez, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Carlos Solchaga Catalán, Spanish Minister for Finance; Roland Dumas, French Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Pierre Bérégovoy, French State Secretary for Economy, Finance and Budget; Gerard Collins, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Bertie Ahern, Irish Minister for Finance; Gianni De Michelis, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Guido Carli, Italian Minister for the Treasury; Jacques Poos, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourgish Minister for Finance and Labour; Hans van den Broek, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Wim Kok, Dutch Minister for Finance; João de Deus Pinheiro, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Jorge Braga de Macedo, Portuguese Minister for Finance; Douglas Hurd, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Commonwealth, and Francis Maude, British Financial Secretary to the Treasury (12 shots) 00:00:50
10:14:20 Original documents (3 shots) 00:00:21
10:14:41 02/06/1992: The Danes decide by referendum of 50.7% against the ratification of the Treaty on European Union (15 shots) 00:01:15
10:15:57 10. Accession Treaty of Austria, Finland and Sweden - 01/01/1995 - 25/06/1994: Signature in Brussels of the Treaty of Accession to the European Communities by Austria, Finland and Sweden. Entered into force on 01/01/1995. 00:00:13
10:15:57 Title 00:00:05
10:16:02 Signature by Franz Vranitsky, Austrian Federal Chancellor, Esko Aho, Finnish Prime Minister, and Carl Bildt, Swedish Prime Minister 00:00:08
10:16:10 11. Treaty of Amsterdam - 02/10/1997, Amsterdam - Signature ceremony of the Treaty of Amsterdam which aims at the construction of a more social Europe, and a closer Cupertino between the EU and the WEU and starts the reform of the institutions for future enlargements. Entered into force on 01/05/1999. 00:01:54
10:16:10 Title 00:00:05
10:16:15 General view of Amsterdam, exterior view of the Royal Palace, and general view of the ceremony room (3 shots) 00:00:13
10:16:29 Signature of Erik Derycke, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Niels Helveg Petersen, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Klaus Kinkel, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Théodoros Pangalos, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, Abel Matutes, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hubert Védrine, French Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dick Spring, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lamberto Dini, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jacques Poos, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hans Van Mierlo, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs, Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jaime Gama, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Tarja Halonen, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lena Hjelm-Wallen, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Douglas Henderson, British Minister of State in charge of Europe at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (16 shots) 00:01:35
10:18:05 12. Treaty of Nice - 26/02/2001, Nice - The signing of the Treaty of Nice marks the completion of the Intergovernmental Conference opened on 14/02/2000. The aim of this conference was to adapt the way in which the European institutions operate, in order to make it possible for the European Union to take in new Member States. The Treaty of Nice marks a new stage in the preparations of enlargement of the European Union to include countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Baltic. This Treaty, which amends the existing Treaties, will enter into force once it has been ratified by all the Member States, by parliamentary vote or referendum. 00:02:38
10:18:05 Title 00:00:05
10:18:10 Exterior views (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:18:19 Signature ceremony of the Treaty of Nice: signature by Louis Michel, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mogens Lykketoft, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Joschka Fischer, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Federal Chancellor, George Papandreou, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, Josep Piqué i Camps, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hubert Védrine, French Minister for Foreign Affairs, Brian Cowen, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lamberto Dini, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lydie Polfer, Deputy Prime Minister, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jozias van Aartsen, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jaime Gama, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Erkki Tuomioja, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Robin Cook, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (20 shots) 00:01:52
10:20:12 Group photo of the Heads of State or Government (4 shots) 00:00:30
10:20:43 13. Accession Treaty of the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia - 01/05/2004 - 16/04/2003: signature of the Accession Treaty between the EU and the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia in Athens, Greece 00:05:08
10:20:43 Title 00:00:05
10:20:48 Exterior views and general view of the ceremony (3 shots) 00:00:13
10:21:01 Signature by Constantin Simitis, Greek Prime Minister, and George Papandreou, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:21:12 Signature by Guy Verhofstadt, Belgian Prime Minister, and Louis Michel, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:06
10:21:19 Signature by Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic, and Vladimír Špidla, Czech Prime Minister 00:00:09
10:21:28 Signature by Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Danish Prime Minister, and Per Stig Møller, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:14
10:21:43 Signature by Gerhard Schröder, German Federal Chancellor, and Joschka Fischer, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs 00:00:10
10:21:53 Signature by Arnold Rüütel, President of Estonia, and Kristiina Ojuland, Estonian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:18
10:22:12 Signature by Tony Blair, British Prime Minister, and Jack Straw, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:08
10:22:21 Signature by José María Aznar, Spanish Prime Minister, and Ana Palacio Vallelersundi, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:22:31 Signature by Jean-Pierre Raffarin, French Prime Minister (and Dominique de Villepin, French Minister for Foreign Affairs) (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:22:39 Signature by Bertie Ahern, Irish Prime Minister, and Brian Cowen, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:11
10:22:50 Signature by Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Prime Minister, and Franco Frattini, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:22:58 Signature by Tassos Papadopoulos, President of Cyprus, and Georgios Iacovou, Cypriot Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:12
10:23:11 Signature by Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, President of Latvia, and Einars Repše, Latvian Prime Minister (4 shots) 00:00:19
10:23:30 Signature by Antanas Valionis, Lithuanian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Algirdas Brazausksas, Lithuanian Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:23:40 Signature by Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourgish Prime Minister, and Lydie Polfer, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:12
10:23:52 Signature by Péter Medgyessy, Hungarian Prime Minister, and László Kovács, Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:04
10:23:57 Signature by Edward Fenech Adami, Maltese Prime Minister, and Joe Borg, Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:09
10:24:06 Signature by Jan Peter Balkenende, Dutch Prime Minister, and Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:11
10:24:17 Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian Federal Chancellor, and Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:08
10:24:26 Signature by Leszek Miller, Polish Prime Minister, and Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:11
10:24:38 Signature by José Manuel Barroso, Portuguese Prime Minister, and Antonio Martins da Cruz, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:13
10:24:51 Signature by Janez Drnovšek, President of Slovenia, and Anton Rop, Slovenian Prime Minister (3 shots) 00:00:12
10:25:04 Signature by Rudolf Schuster, President of Slovakia, and Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime Minister (4 shots) 00:00:13
10:25:18 Signature by Paavo Tapio Lipponen, Finnish Prime Minister, and Jari Vilén, Finnish Minister for Foreign Trade (4 shots) 00:00:17
10:25:35 Signature by Göran Persson, Swedish Prime Minister, and Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:12
10:25:47 Applause (2 shots) 00:00:03
10:25:51 14. Treaty establishing a European Constitution (which has not come into force) - 29/10/2004, Rome - The 25 EU countries sign a Treaty establishing a European Constitution. It is designed to streamline democratic decision-making and management in an EU of 25 and more countries. It also creates the post of a European Minister for Foreign Affairs. It has to be ratified by all 25 countries before it can come into force. 00:10:32
10:25:51 Title 00:00:05
10:25:56 External shots of the Campidoglio (3 shots) 00:00:17
10:26:13 Overall picture of assembly; Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of Italy, welcoming the Heads of State or Government (5 shots) 00:00:44
10:26:58 Signature by Guy Verhofstadt, Belgian Prime Minister, and Karel De Gucht, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:14
10:27:12 Signature by Stanislav Gross, Czech Prime Minister, and Cyril Svoboda, Czech Minister for Foreign Affairs (5 shots) 00:00:13
10:27:25 Signature by Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Danish Prime Minister, and Per Stig Møller, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:17
10:27:43 Cutaway of Romano Prodi, President of the EC, and Josep Borrell Fontelles, President of the EP 00:00:03
10:27:47 Signature by Gerhard Schröder, German Federal Chancellor, and Joschka Fischer, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:10
10:27:57 Signature by Juhan Parts, Estonian Prime Minister, and Kristiina Ojuland, Estonian Minister for Foreign Affairs (5 shots) 00:00:11
10:28:08 Cutaways of signatories (3 shots) 00:00:08
10:28:17 Signature by Kostas Karamanlis, Greek Prime Minister, and Petros Molyviatis, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs (6 shots) 00:00:22
10:28:39 Signature by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish Prime Minister, and Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:13
10:28:53 Signature by Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, French Prime Minister, and Michel Barnier, French Minister for Foreign Affairs (7 shots) 00:00:35
10:29:28 Signature by Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Prime Minister, and Franco Frattini, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:18
10:29:46 Signature by Tassos Papadopoulos, President of Cyprus, and Georgios Iacovou, Cypriot Minister for Foreign Affairs (5 shots) 00:00:12
10:29:59 Signature by Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, President of Latvia, and Indulis Emsis, Latvian Prime Minister (4 shots) 00:00:24
10:30:23 Signature by Valdas Adamkus, President of Lithuania, Algirdas Brazauskas, Lithuanian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Antanas Valionis, Lithuanian Prime Minister (4 shots) 00:00:16
10:30:40 Signature by Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourgish Prime Minister, and Jean Asselborn, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:13
10:30:54 Signature by Ferenc Gyurcsány, Hungarian Prime Minister, and László Kovács, Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:15
10:31:10 Signature by Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese Prime Minister, and Michael Frendo, Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs (5 shots) 00:00:13
10:31:23 Signature by Jan Peter Balkenende, Dutch Prime Minister, and Bernard Bot, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:13
10:31:36 Signature by Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian Federal Chancellor, and Ursula Plassnik, Austrian Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs (5 shots) 00:00:19
10:31:55 Signature by Marek Belka, Polish Prime Minister, and Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:10
10:32:05 Signature by Pedro Santana Lopes, Portuguese Prime Minister, and António Monteiro, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:14
10:32:19 Cutaway of flags and Romano Prodi and Josep Borrell Fontelles; Signature by Anton Rop, President of Slovenia, and Ivo Vajgl, Slovenian Prime Minister (12 shots) 00:00:48
10:33:08 Signature by Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime Minister, and Eduard Kukan, Slovak Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:16
10:33:25 Signature by Matti Vanhanen, Finnish Prime Minister, and Erkki Tuomioja, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:15
10:33:40 Signature by Göran Persson, Swedish Prime Minister, and Laila Freivalds, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (6 shots) 00:00:23
10:34:03 Signature by Tony Blair, British Prime Minister, and Jack Straw, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (6 shots) 00:00:23
10:34:27 Signature by Simeon Saxe-Cobourg Gotha, Bulgarian Prime Minister, and Solomon Passy, Bulgarian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:17
10:34:45 Signature by Ion Iliescu, Romanian Prime Minister, and Mircea Geoană, Romanian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:16
10:35:01 Signature by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkish Prime Minister, and Abdullah Gül, Turkish Minister for Foreign Affairs (6 shots) 00:00:31
10:35:32 Cutaway of EU and Italian flags 00:00:03
10:35:36 Family photo of the Heads of State or Government (6 shots) 00:00:47
10:36:23 15. Accession Treaty of Bulgaria and Romania - 01/01/2007 - 25/04/2005: signature of the Accession Treaty between the EU and Romania and Bulgaria. Entered into force on 01/01/2007. 00:02:37
10:36:23 Title 00:00:05
10:36:28 Signature by Karel De Gucht, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:36:36 Signature by Georgi Parvanov, President of Bulgaria, and Simeon Saxe-Cobourg Gotha, Bulgarian Prime Minister; then by Solomon Passy, Bulgarian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Meglena Kuneva, Bulgarian Minister for European Affairs (5 shots) 00:00:37
10:37:13 Signature by Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourgish Prime Minister, and Jean Asselborn, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration (2 shots) 00:00:06
10:37:19 Signature by Traian Băsescu, President of Romania, and Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Romanian Prime Minister; then by Mihai-Răzvan Ungureanu, Romanian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Leonard Orban, Secretary of State at the Romanian Ministry of European Integration and Chief Negotiator with the European Union (5 shots) 00:00:40
10:38:00 Family photo (6 shots) 00:01:01
10:39:01 16. Treaty of Lisbon - 13/12/2007, Lisbon - The Treaty of Lisbon provides the EU with modern institutions and optimised working methods to tackle both efficiently and effectively today's challenges in today's world. In a rapidly changing world, Europeans look to the EU to address issues such as globalisation, climatic and demographic changes, security and energy. The Treaty of Lisbon reinforces democracy in the EU and its capacity to promote the interests of its citizens on a day-to-day basis. Entered into force on 01/12/2009. 00:12:47
10:39:01 Title 00:00:05
10:39:06 Signature by Guy Verhofstadt, Belgian Prime Minister, and Karel de Gucht, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:21
10:39:27 Signature by Sergei Stanishev, Bulgarian Prime Minister, and Ivaylo Kalfin, Bulgarian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:17
10:39:44 Signature by Mirek Topolánek, Czech Prime Minister, and Karel Schwarzenberg, Czech Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:28
10:40:12 Signature by Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Danish Prime Minister, and Per Stig Møller, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:40:33 Signature by Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor, and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:21
10:40:55 Signature by Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister, and Urmas Paet, Estonian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:16
10:41:11 Signature by Bertie Ahern, Irish Prime Minister, and Dermot Ahern, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:41:32 Kostas Karamanlis, Greek Prime Minister, and Dora Bakoyannis, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs (3 shots) 00:00:19
10:41:52 Signature by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish Prime Minister, and Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:22
10:42:14 Signature by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, and Bernard Kouchner, French Minister for Foreign and European Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:42:34 Signature by Romano Prodi, Italian Prime Minister, and Massimo D'Alema, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:42:54 Signature by Tassos Papadopoulos, President of Cyprus, and Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, Cypriot Minister for Foreign Affairs (7 shots) 00:00:22
10:43:16 Signature by Valdis Zatlers, President of Latvia, Aigars Kalvîtis, Latvian Prime Minister, and Māris Riekstiņš, Latvian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:55
10:44:12 Signature by Valdas Adamkus, President of Lithuania, Gediminas Kirkilas, Lithuanian Prime Minister, and Petras Vaitiekūnas, Lithuanian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:45
10:44:57 Signature by Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourgish Prime Minister, and Jean Asselborn, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration (4 shots) 00:00:19
10:45:16 Signature by Ferenc Gyurcsány, Hungarian Prime Minister, and Kinga Göncz, Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:18
10:45:35 Signature by Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese Prime Minister, and Michael Frendo, Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs (5 shots) 00:00:21
10:45:56 Signature by Jan Peter Balkenende, Dutch Prime Minister, and Maxime Verhagen, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:16
10:46:12 Signature by Alfred Gusenbauer, Austrian Federal Chancellor, and Ursula Plassnik, Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:25
10:46:37 Signature by Lech Kaczyński, President of Poland, Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister, and Radosław Sikorski, Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:17
10:46:55 Signature by José Sócrates, Portuguese Prime Minister, and Luís Amado, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:18
10:47:14 Signature by Traian Băsescu, President of Romania, Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Romanian Prime Minister, and Adrian Cioroianu, Romanian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:12
10:47:27 Signature by Janez Janša, Slovenian Prime Minister, and Dimitrij Rupel, Slovenian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:17
10:47:45 Signature by Robert Fico, Slovak Prime Minister, and Ján Kubiš, Slovak Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:48:05 Signature by Matti Vanhanen, Finnish Prime Minister, and Ilkka Kanerva, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:22
10:48:27 Signature by Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister, and Cecilia Malmström, Swedish Minister for European Affairs (7 shots) 00:00:25
10:48:53 Signature by David Miliband, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (4 shots) 00:00:48
10:49:41 Signature by Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister (5 shots) 00:00:25
10:50:06 Family photo (14 shots) 00:01:41
10:51:48 17. Accession Treaty of Croatia - 09/12/2011 - On 09/12/2011 leaders from the EU and Croatia signed the accession treaty. Subject to its ratification by all EU countries and Croatia, then the country will become the 28th EU Member State on 01/07/2013. 00:03:52
10:51:48 Title 00:00:05
10:51:53 Arrival of Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, Ivo Josipović, President of Croatia, and Jadranka Kosor, Croatian Prime Minister (11 shots) 00:01:10
10:53:04 Speech by Jerzy Buzek, President of the EP (3 shots) 00:00:23
10:53:27 Signature by Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister and President in office of the Council of the EU, and by Ivo Josipović and Jadranka Kosor (6 shots) 00:01:36
10:55:04 Family photo of the European Council of Brussels on 09/12/2011 (3 shots) From left to right, in the 1st row: Jerzy Buzek, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lithuania, Jadranka Kosor, Ivo Josipović, Herman van Rompuy, Donald Tusk, Demetris Christofias, President of Cyprus, Traian Băsescu, President of Romania, José Manuel Barroso, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, and Uwe Corsepius, Secretary General of the Council of the EU; in the 2nd row: Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister, David Cameron, British Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese Prime Minister, Iveta Radičová, Slovak Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourgish Prime Minister, Minister of State and Minister for Finance and President of the Eurogroup, Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister, Mario Monti, Italian Prime Minister; Minister for Economy and Finance ad interim, Lucas Papademos, Greek Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, Irish Prime Minister, and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Danish Prime Minister; in the 3rd row: Jean Leonetti, French Minister for European Affairs, Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Prime Minister, Elio Di Rupo, Belgian Prime Minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister, Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor, Petr Nečas, Czech Prime Minister, Borut Pahor, Slovenian Prime Minister, Pedro Passos Coelho, Portuguese Prime Minister, Jyrki Katainen, Finnish Prime Minister, Werner Faymann, Austrian Federal Chancellor, and Mark Rutte, Dutch Prime Minister. 00:00:29
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