Announcements by Martin SCHULZ, EP President
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Event date 20/05/2013
Short description Opening of the session by Martin SCHULZ, EP President in Strasbourg. Statement on the list of candidates for new European Ombudsman, on Chinese Human rights activist and reaction to the Mario BORGHEZIO declaration.
Duration 03:11
Reference 93835
Background President Schulz announced the six eligible candidates for the post of European Ombudsman, condemned Lega Nord MEP Mario Borghezio's radio remarks about Italy's Minister for Integration Cécile Kyenge Kashetu, and voiced support for Chinese human rights activist Cheng Guangcheng, in his opening address.

Mr Schulz announced that eight candidatures for the Ombudsman's post had reached him before the 8 May deadline, six of which were eligible.

Read more: May opening: new Ombudsman candidates
Production format Pre-edited
Format 16:9
Copyright © European Union, 2013
Filename ebs93835[Lo-VI].mp4
 
 
 
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