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António Vitorino on Euradionantes to talk about the Schengen area's developpement

on June 27, 2015, 11:55
Programme - Yves Pascouau and António Vitorino
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Our President António Vitorino appears as a guest on Euradionantes to talk about the Schengen Area's development on 27 June 2015 between 11 and 12 a.m.

The show is animated by Yves Pascouau, associate research fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute and director at the EPC and is part of a cycle called "Autour de Schengen" in partnership with the Jacques Delors Institute.

For this second programme, Yves Pascouau met with three personalities who have played and continue to play an important role in the development of Schengen: 


- Antonio Vitorino: former European commissioner for Justice and Interior Affairs from 1999 to 2004 and President of the Jacques Delors Institute. 
- Thérèse Blanchet : director of the legal division of the Council of the EU;
- Sylvie Guillaume: European deputy, Vice-President of the European Parliament.

 

These personalities touched on the development of the Schengen Area since 1999, the year of the communitarisation of the agreement. 

 

Among their main statements:

 

« Il y a besoin d’améliorer la qualité des contrôles aux frontière extérieures, et non pas de croire que l’alternative c’est de rétablir le contrôle aux frontières intérieures ! » 

 

« La confiance mutuelle entre les Etats membres joue un rôle capital dans le système Schengen. La qualité du contrôle est un élément essentiel de la confiance : s’il y a un maillon faible du système c’est tout le système qui est mis en cause. » 

 

« L’erreur c’est de croire que dans le monde d’interdépendance dans lequel nous vivons, le rétablissement des frontières internes pourrait contribuer à un renforcement de la sécurité. »

 

 

(Antonio Vitorino) 

 

« Schengen n’est pas seulement un espace de libre circulation, mais aussi un espace de coopération judiciaire et policière, notamment grâce au système d’échanges d’informations entre les Etats membres. » 

 

(Thérèse Blanchet) 

 

« On a besoin de faire de la pédagogie sur Schengen. Aujourd’hui trop de fausses informations circulent sur ce sujet. » 

 

(Sylvie Guillaume)

 

These interviews are followed by a fictional political skit. Directed by Yves Pascouau, they attempt to imagine the consequences of the permanent reestablishment of internal border controls following a decision from the Schengen member countries to put an end to the freedom of movement of people. Yves Pascouau thanks Thomas Jaussaud, Alexis Desweaf (Lawyer et President of the Belgian Human Rights League), Frédéric Halkin, Cécile Rolland, and Stéphane Mathé, who graciously lent their voices for this scenario. He also thanks Pierre-Yves Allain for the editing. 

 

 

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