Interview with Cox, Robert

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

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Recorded in 05 April 2016 Brussels
Interview by Ivan Obadić in English

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Open Transcript, Open Audio

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During the interview Mr Cox discussed the following topics:
- Educational background;
- Circumstances of appointment; career and status;
- European commitment;
- Career path after the Commission;
- Function and work in the European Commission;
- Key personalities (Commissioners and European civil servants);
- A People’s Europe (1980s);
- Community symbols;
- EU audio-visual policy;
- Political Reporting System and Priority Information Program;
- Communication strategy of the Maastricht Treaty;
- European Commission involvement in the Yugoslav crisis (1991);
- European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO).

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