Story title Competitiveness Council - May 2013
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The Competitiveness Council takes place on 29 and 30 May 2013, in Brussels. The sessions are chaired by Richard Bruton, Ireland’s Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and Sean Sherlock, Ireland’s Minister of State responsible for the Research and Innovation portfolio.

Video title Roundtable (Space)
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Extracts from the roundtable (Space) of the Competitiveness Council on 30 May 2013, in Brussels.

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Shooting date 30-05-2013 Country Belgium Town Brussels    
Background

The Ministers hold public debates on audit reform and on the modernisation of the state aid rules and their impact on EU competitiveness. Ministers also exchange views on several aspects of copyright law in the EU, including on a set of recommendations on private copying and reprography levies. At a public session, ministers assess the current difficulties that are facing several industrial sectors in Europe as a consequence of the economic crisis. They are also to be informed by the Commission on the follow-up to initiatives carried out in support of those sectors. Pursuing its efforts to relieve regulatory burden for the benefit of the competitiveness of EU companies, the Council is expected to adopt conclusions on smart regulation. Furthermore, the Council takes stock of progress made regarding the Single Market Act actions, which is a set of priority measures aimed at increasing confidence and stimulating growth and jobs creation.

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Cutaway photographer

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Morten ØSTERGAARD, Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education of Denmark (2 shots)

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Delegation of Germany (2 shots)

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Stefan BUONTEMPO, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport within the Ministry for Education and Employment of Malta

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Maria Chiara CARROZZA, Minister of Education, University and Research of Italy, Birutė VĖSAITĖ, Minister of the Economy of Lithuania (3 shots)

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Sean SHERLOCK, Minister for Research and Innovation of Ireland

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Antonio TAJANI, European Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship (3 shots)

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Karlheinz TOCHTERLE, Federal Minister of Science and Research of Austria

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Stefan BUONTEMPO, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport within the Ministry for Education and Employment of Malta

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Morten ØSTERGAARD, Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education of Denmark

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Antonio TAJANI, European Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Maria Chiara CARROZZA, Minister of Education, University and Research of Italy

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Martine HANSEN, Minister for Higher Education and Research of Luxembourg

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Sean SHERLOCK, Minister for Research and Innovation of Ireland

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Vasilis MAGLARIS, Secretary General of Research and Technology of Greece

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Martine HANSEN, Minister for Higher Education and Research of Luxembourg, Sean SHERLOCK, Minister for Research and Innovation of Ireland (2 shots)

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Sean SHERLOCK, Minister for Research and Innovation of Ireland

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General view of the roundtable (2 shots)

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