Recorded in 10 December 2018 - 10 December 2018 Florence, Italy
Interview by Angela Romano in English
During the interview, the witness discussed the following topics: Family and educational background, Early interest in European integration, Professional career during the 1970s and 1980s, Relationship with EU until 2008, Treaty of Maastricht, European unification project, Berlin Wall, Europeanism in the European People's Party (EPP), Appointment to the presidency of the European Council, 2008 global financial crisis, Management style within the European Council, Monetary policy, Foreign relations of the European Union, Libyan Civil War, Ukrainian crisis, Nobel Peace Prize.
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