Interview with Reding, Viviane

From the The European Commission 1986-2000. Memories of an institution Collection

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Interviewee
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INT1114
Interview Informations

Recorded in 22 June 2017 Luxembourg
Interview by Aline Sierp in English

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Open Transcript, Open Audio
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Electronic File

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Abstract

During the interview, Ms Reding discussed the following issues:
- Career path, start as ‘junior’ Commissioner;
- Crisis after the Santer affair, difficult relations with the EP;
- Development of Media programme, involvement of the EIB, Cannes and the Media Prize;
- Education: Launch of e- learning initiative, life-long learning, Bologna process, Erasmus, language learning;
- Citizens’ dialogue;
- Culture 2000 programme;
- Sports and World Anti-doping agency, transfer rules for minors in UEFA;
- Identity questions and multilingualis;
- Europe for Citizens Programme;
- Collaboration with the EP;
- Relationship with the media and interest groups.

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