Second interview session with Viviane Reding

On 11 September 2015, Viviane Reding, a Member of the European Parliament, was invited to the CVCE to give a second interview, following on from the first interview she gave in May 2015. This interview was carried out as part of the ‘Pierre Werner and Europe’ project and also to coincide with the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

In her historical account, Viviane Reding discussed her three successive terms at the European Commission (1999–2014) —the last of which was as Vice-President with responsibility for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship — and looked back over the major events in the European integration process which took place during this period.

The ‘Pierre Werner and Europe’ research project, coordinated by Dr Elena Danescu, is dedicated to the European vocation and achievements of Pierre Werner, a former Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Foreign Minister of Luxembourg.