Participation of Androulla Vassiliou at the ministerial meeting of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South East Europe

Type: Report   Reference: I-077280   Duration: 10:03:43  Lieu:
End production: 09/04/2013   First transmission: 09/04/2013
On 9 April 2013, Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, attended the ministerial meeting of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South East Europe in Kranj, Slovenia. The meeting focused on the importance of culture and arts education in human development and as a priority for cooperation for the EU and countries of South East Europe. The Ministers also focused on how to build on existing culture and cultural heritage initiatives in the region, which is home to around 60 sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Exterior view of the Brdo Congress Centre 00:00:06
10:00:11 Close-up on some European countries's flags 00:00:06
10:00:17 Arrival of Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and handshake with UroŇ° Grilc, Slovenian Minister for Culture 00:00:10
10:00:27 Close-up of the official poster of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South East Europe 00:00:05
10:00:32 Androulla Vassiliou standing up for her official statement 00:00:10
10:00:43 Soundbite by Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, (in ENGLISH) saying that over the years, through your meetings and cooperation, this Council of Ministers of Culture has become a leading platform for cultural policy in the region; your work proves that culture is a shared good and that it deserves our joined efforts to protect and promote it. 00:00:21
10:01:05 Various shots of the meeting (4 shots) 00:00:23
10:01:28 Soundbite by Androulla Vassiliou (in ENGLISH) saying that it is important to recall the benefits of developing closer links between culture and education; arts education and the exposure of students to culture at large are vital to maintaining cultural diversity in Europe and developing links between our heritage and the young generation. 00:00:22
10:01:51 Close-up on the logo of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South-East Europe 00:00:05
10:01:56 Various shots of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South-East Europe (3 shots) 00:00:16
10:02:13 Soundbite by Androulla Vassiliou (in ENGLISH) saying that arts education is also vital for developing, not only skills needed to work in the cultural and creative sectors, which are important sectors contributing to our economic growth, but also competencies that are generally useful in today's knowledge society where creativity and innovation are considered valuable assets and drivers of growth. 00:00:28
10:02:41 Androulla Vassiliou shaking hands with Jernej Pikalo, Slovenian Minister for Education, Science and Sport 00:00:06
10:02:48 Androulla Vassiliou walking in the Brdo Congress Centre 00:00:05
10:02:53 Androulla Vassiliou meeting with Andreja Rihter, Director of the Forum of Slavic Cultures 00:00:05
10:02:58 Soundbite by Androulla Vassiliou (in ENGLISH) saying that through the Ljubljana Process which the European Commission launched jointly with the Council of Europe and which has been supported under the culture program and the instrument for pre-accession assistance, the EC has actively promoted the rehabilitation of cultural heritage in the region; moreover, they managed to set up a common methodology on cultural heritage policy formulation. 00:00:27
10:03:26 Various shots of the official family photo of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South-East Europe (3 shots) 00:00:17
10:03:43 Exterior shot of the Brdo Congress Centre 00:00:06
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