Europe, from war to peace

Type: Stockshots   Reference: i-075506   Duration: 00:05:55  Lieu: see shotlist
End production: 07/12/2012   First transmission: 08/12/2012
The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize® was awarded to the European Union and this film is to illustrate the development over the last 60 years. This is the international version of the video without titles. COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS This media is free for use in editorial broadcast, webcast, print, online & radio reports with the exception of AP archive material from Bosnia-Herzegovina (TC 3.56 - 4.07), which has to be copyright cleared directly with AP before re-use. The music as well as the still pictures used in this video are only free for use in connection with this clip. Still pictures copyright: Mitterrand/Kohl in Verdun : © Bundesregierung / Richard Schulze-Vorberg Interview Bronislaw Geremek : © 2008 Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe (CVCE), Interview Jacques Delors : © 2009 Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe (CVCE).

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00:00:00 Soundbite (English) Winston Churchill We must all turn our backs upon the horrors of the past. We must look to the future. We must build a kind of United States of Europe. 00:00:14
00:00:14 Soundbite (Italian) Alcide De Gasperi The European Community means peace between France and Germany, and reduction of national egoisms. 00:00:13
00:00:27 Vox pop (French) Claude Barouh (Paris) Being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize is actually being given a mission, one to promote peace, the notion of peace, wherever possible. 00:00:09
00:00:36 Soundbite (French) Robert Schuman Europe was not created. That is why we had the war. Europe won't be created in one go. It will be created by means of concrete achievements. 00:00:14
00:00:50 Vox pop (German) Ludwig Küster (Berlin) Personally, I would be very upset if Europe were damaged during these critical times. We have problems but we nevertheless stick together as it has a great value. That's what this prize means to me. 00:00:17
00:01:07 Soundbite (French) Joseph Bech Why did we really want to create Europe right after the Second World War? 00:00:12
00:01:19 Vox pop (Polish) Cezary Szczepaniuk (Warsaw) Countries fought each other during WWI and WWII, there were brutal military conflicts, but that is impossible today. I couldn't pick a gun up now and fight a friend from Germany or France. It's not possible. 00:00:15
00:01:34 Soundbite (French) Jean Monnet This first common market, these first supranational institutions mean Europe is starting to unite. 00:00:16
00:01:50 Vox pop (French) Cecilia Belmar Soto (Madrid) This Nobel Peace Prize acts as a uniting factor at a time when the economy could actually mean "economic war". 00:00:11
00:02:01 Soundbite (French) Paul-Henri Spaak Come on, look back for a moment! Ask yourselves how Europe looked like fifty years ago. 00:00:15
00:02:16 Vox pop (French) Lara Marx (Paris) Solidarity is being rather sorely tested at the moment but it's true that it may be a good idea to remember that, unlike our parents and grandparents, we haven't experienced war. 00:00:13
00:02:29 Soundbite (German) Walter Hallstein Only with a strong, united Europe can the Europeans, and the world, really prosper. 00:00:12
00:02:41 Vox pop (German) Wolfgang Dittrich (Berlin) Since the Wall came down I've felt I'm finally living at the right time, because the building of the Wall was a negative turning point in my life. 00:00:08
00:02:49 Soundbite (English) Anders Fogh Rasmussen Warmly welcome to our family. Our new Europe is born. 00:00:08
00:02:57 Soundbite (French) Jacques Delors Europe hasn't been created just for us but for all European countries. Opening our arms to these countries is wonderful, it's letting our heart speak. 00:00:14
00:03:11 Vox pop (Polish) Maria Cyran (Warsaw) We can live normally, we don't have to be afraid of anything. We may get to know the rest of the world. 00:00:11
00:03:22 Soundbite (French) Bronislaw Geremek 1st May 2004, I was among all those who were moved to tears because it was such a symbolic moment. Our return to the community of nations, where Poland had to find its place. 00:00:24
00:03:46 Vox pop (Polish) Katarzyna Marciniszyn (Warsaw) I am very proud of this and I would like all young people, in fact not only the young but everyone in Poland, to feel as proud as I am. 00:00:23
00:04:09 Vox pop (Bosnian) Muamer Mekić (Sarajevo) I am thirty years old and, as a child, I survived this war. I have never visited Europe and I would like to visit Europe and be a European citizen. I would like to see how people live there. That would be a great feeling. 00:00:20
00:04:29 Soundbite (English) George Papandreou We have today been able to give a very clear message to the Western Balkans: they will become part of our family. 00:00:13
00:04:42 Vox pop (Bosnian) Almedina Mehmetović I was very small when I lost my mother during the war. Some things you can never forget but we have to look ahead, because of our children, because of Bosnia and Herzegovina, because of the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina. 00:00:19
00:05:01 Soundbite (French) Simone Veil We will never be reminded enough of how much this peace, now so deeply rooted, is a revolution compared to a history of never-ending, dramatic and bloody conflicts. 00:00:20
00:05:21 Vox pop (German) Gabriele Weingartner (Berlin) All I can say is... carry on fighting with peaceful means so that Europe remains united. I love Europe. 00:00:34
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