Transcription of the interview with Josep Borrell Fontelles (San Domenico di Fiesole, 13 July 2011)

Transcription of the interview with Josep Borrell Fontelles, Spanish Minister for Public Works (1991–1996), Member of the European Parliament (1996–2004), Member of the Convention on the Future of Europe (2002–2003) and President of the European Parliament (2004–2007), carried out by the Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE) on 13 July 2011 in San Domenico di Fiesole (Florence). The interview was conducted by Cristina Blanco Sío-López, a Researcher at the CVCE, and particularly focuses on the following subjects: the origins of his European commitment; Spain’s accession to the European Communities; the EU’s interinstitutional relations and, in particular, the role of the European Parliament and the Socialist Group in the European integration process; the Convention on the Future of Europe; the potential of the Treaty of Lisbon; and his experience at the head of the Joint Committee for EU Affairs, the European Parliament and the European University Institute.

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Source: Interview de Josep Borrell Fontelles / JOSEP BORRELL FONTELLES, Cristina Blanco Sío-López. - San Domenico di Fiesole: CVCE [Prod.], 13.07.2011. CVCE, Sanem. - VIDEO (00:47:28, Couleur, Son original).

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