EU/LAC Summits

Type: Best-of   Reference: I-075414   Duration: 10:11:33  Lieu:
End production: 13/12/2012
Summits of the EU, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) leaders take place biennially. EU policy priorities towards Latin America since 2010 focus on: deepening political dialogue at bilateral, regional and multilateral level; deepening mutually beneficial trade and investment ties; furthering closer bilateral relations with individual Latin American countries while also supporting regional integration; increased dialogue on macro-economic and financial issues, environment and energy or science and research, intensifying our cooperation in these fields; supporting the region’s efforts to reduce poverty and inequality and to pursue sustainable development, in line with the EU’s Agenda for Change; adapting cooperation programmes to cover innovative areas not addressed by traditional development cooperation; involving civil society in the Strategic Partnership including through the EU/LAC Foundation. A wide range of agreements with individual countries and groups of countries in the region have been concluded, including Association Agreements with Chile and Mexico. Strategic Partnerships have been established with Brazil and Mexico. An Association Agreement with Central America, as well as a Trade Agreement with Peru and Colombia have been signed.

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10:00:00 Credits and title 00:00:15
10:00:15 1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 28-29/06/1999 00:02:06
10:00:15 Title 00:00:05
10:00:20 Exterior shots with the promotion of Rio 99 (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:00:29 Arrival of Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil 00:00:06
10:00:36 Arrival of Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic 00:00:13
10:00:49 Arrival of Fidel Castro, President of Cuba (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:00:57 Views of the round table and speech by Fernando Henrique Cardoso during one of the meetings of the Summit of Rio (4 shots) 00:00:16
10:01:13 Gerhard Schröder, German Federal Chancellor and President in office of the Council of the EU 00:00:06
10:01:20 Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland 00:00:04
10:01:25 Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, President of Chile 00:00:02
10:01:27 Joschka Fischer, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs 00:00:04
10:01:32 Group photo (2 shots) 00:00:19
10:01:51 Signing of the Rio Declaration by Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Gerhard Schröder 00:00:29
10:02:21 2. Madrid, Spain - 17/05/2002 00:02:04
10:02:21 Title 00:00:05
10:02:26 Exterior shots (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:02:36 Round table of the meeting of the Heads of State or Government of the EU/Latin America-Caribbean 00:00:04
10:02:40 Round table, with Josep Piqué i Camps, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and President in office of the Council (7 shots) 00:00:29
10:03:10 José Manuel Barroso, Portuguese Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt, Belgian Prime Minister, Gerhard Schröder, German Federal Chancellor, Romano Prodi, President of the EC 00:00:07
10:03:17 General view of the press conference 00:00:03
10:03:21 SOUNDBITE by Romano Prodi (in ITALIAN) saying that a change comes out of this meeting, a change in the relations between Europe and Latin America; they have witnessed all general discussions, they signed the agreement with Chile; the next sessions will address the practical aspects with Mercosur, the Andean Community and Central America. (3 shots) 00:00:23
10:03:45 Signature of the EU/Chile Association Agreement by Romano Prodi, José María Aznar, Spanish Prime Minister and President in office of the Council of the EU, and Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile (2 shots) 00:00:40
10:04:26 3. Vienna, Austria - 12/05/2006 00:03:00
10:04:26 Title 00:00:05
10:04:31 Arrival of Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Member of the EC in charge of External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, welcomed by Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian Federal Chancellor and President in office of the Council of the EU 00:00:11
10:04:42 Arrival of Javier Solana, Secretary General of the Council of the EU and High Representative for CFSP, welcomed by Wolfgang Schüssel 00:00:10
10:04:53 Arrival of Evo Morales, President of Bolivia, welcomed by Wolfgang Schüssel 00:00:14
10:05:07 Arrival of Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic 00:00:07
10:05:14 Arrival of Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations 00:00:10
10:05:24 Arrival of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC 00:00:08
10:05:33 Wolfgang Schüssel welcoming José Manuel Barroso 00:00:20
10:05:53 Arrival of Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela, welcomed by Wolfgang Schüssel 00:00:11
10:06:04 Arrival of Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor, welcomed by Wolfgang Schüssel 00:00:11
10:06:16 Group photo (5 shots) 00:00:48
10:07:04 Soundbite by José Manuel Barroso (in ENGLISH) saying that the European Union has made clear where they want to go in their bi-regional strategic partnership; they have explained their objectives; they have identified what they believe to be the main challenges; but if they want to fully develop the potential of their partnership, they also need to know what is the strategic vision of their LAC partners. 00:00:22
10:07:26 4. Lima, Peru - 16-17/05/2008 00:01:33
10:07:26 Title 00:00:05
10:07:31 Exterior shots (2 shots) 00:00:08
10:07:39 Arrival of Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Member of the EC in charge of External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy 00:00:06
10:07:46 Press conference (3 shots) 00:00:10
10:07:57 SOUNDBITE by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, (in SPANISH) saying that the other main issues they will discuss at the summit are: the environment, climate change, sustainable development and energy. (3 shots) 00:00:16
10:08:13 Cutaway of press 00:00:04
10:08:17 Handshake between José Manuel Barroso, Janez Janša, Slovenian Prime Minister and President in office of the Council, and Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico 00:00:14
10:08:32 Group photo 00:00:10
10:08:43 SOUNDBITE by Benita Ferrero-Waldner (in SPANISH) saying that two years after the Vienna summit there are two very important points on the agenda: social cohesion and the fight against inequalities, and secondly environment and climate change mitigation. 00:00:17
10:09:00 5. Madrid, Spain - 18/05/2010 00:02:40
10:09:00 Title 00:00:05
10:09:05 Arrival of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President of Argentina, welcomed by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish Prime Minister and President in office of the Council of the EU (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:09:16 Arrival of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:09:23 Arrival of Evo Morales, President of Bolivia, welcomed by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (2 shots) 00:00:06
10:09:30 Arrival of Laura Chinchilla, President of Costa Rica, welcomed by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:09:38 Arrival of Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC; posing for photographs with José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (2 shots) 00:00:11
10:09:49 Group photo (6 shots) 00:00:42
10:10:31 Round table with José Manuel Barroso, Herman van Rompuy, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva 00:00:05
10:10:37 Evo Morales 00:00:04
10:10:41 Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner 00:00:07
10:10:49 Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic 00:00:05
10:10:54 General atmosphere 00:00:06
10:11:00 General view at the press conference 00:00:04
10:11:05 SOUNDBITE by José Manuel Barroso (in SPANISH) saying that they announce two specific initiatives that will contribute mainly to the strengthening of their relations; first, the creation of the founding EU/LAC undoubtedly gives a new dimension to their partnership to the extent that closely involves civil society and specifically to cultural institutions, finance and business. (2 shots) 00:00:28
10:11:33 Copyright 00:00:06
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