Summit on the new “EU Jobs” : Interview with Karel Lanoo on the new “EU jobs” (2 videos)

According the Lisbon Treaty, 2 new positions are to be created in the EU: Council President and Council Vice-president (or High representative for external action). On Thursday 19 November, Member States are expected to appoint for these two new high profile functions.

  • Shoot date:
  • Country: Belgium
  • Town: Brussels
  • Type: Interview
  • Standard: pal
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
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  • Talking head: English
  • Commentary language: International
  • Video Copyright: This media is free for use in editorial broadcast, webcast, print, online & radio reports.

In this interview, Karel Lanoo, CEO of CEPS (Center for European Policies), describes the content of the new positions, the criteria for choice and the possible effect on enlargement.