Official opening of the House of Europe in Zagreb
Lieu: Zagreb, Croatia
End production: 01/07/2013 First transmission: 01/07/2013
The President of the European Commission, M. José Manuel BARROSO, Martin SCHULZ, President of the EP, Viviane REDING, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, Commissioner Štefan Füle in charge of the EU enlargement and neighbourhood policies, Othmar KARAS, EP Vice-President, and Zoran MILANOVIC, Croatian Prime Minister have officially inaugurated the opening of the House of European Union in Zagreb.
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||Exterior shot of the building of the House of EU
||Close-on on the EU balloon
||Arrival of M. José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, Martin SCHULZ, President of the EP, Viviane REDING, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
||Close-up on M. José Manuel BARROSO, Viviane REDING and Martin SCHULZ
||Pano on the EU delegation arriving in the official ceremony of the opening of the EU House
||Soundbite 1, Martin SCHULZ, President of the European Parliament:
"Croatia has always been a part of europe. Today with accession to the EU, Croatia returns to his rightful place, in the european family. Today it's a major step towards a fully reunification of Europe."
||Exterior shot of Commissioner Štefan Füle in charge of the EU enlargement and neighbourhood policies and Viviane REDING watching the ceremony of the EU flag raising
||Several shots of the ceremony of the EU flag raising (3 shots)
||Soundbite 2, Martin SCHULZ, President of the European Parliament:
"I'm very pleased that on the day of the accession, we also have the opportunity to open the house of EU. Let me say from the outset that we want europe house to be more than just a set of offices. we want to be a genuine meeting place a center for debate. Europe House should be a place where people come to discuss."
||Shot of the cut the ribbon by M. José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, Martin SCHULZ, President of the EP, Viviane REDING, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship and Zoran MILANOVIC, Croatian Prime Minister.
||Soundbite 3, Martin SCHULZ, President of the European Parliament:
"The House should be a place of cooperation between the european institutions and a place of dialog with the citizen. It also should be a place where Croatian people can voice their concerns and bring their perspectives and ideas to the table."
||Various shots of the visit of the EU House (4 shots)
||Soundbite 4, José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC:
"EU is not simply an end in itself. EU, for all the challenges it faces today, is a tool that enables you, the citizen, to shape your own future for the better. This new representation we are opening today this trully european house is here to help you to do that: provide information about EU,to answer your questions and to act as your
||Shot of the speech of Viviane REDING
||Pano from EU flags towards the EU delgation inside the EU House
||Exterior shot of the departure of the EU delegation
||General exterior shot in front of the EU House of the departure of EU delegation