Reference : Audiovisual work - Interview with Sir Brian Unwin (London, 20 May 2015) (Length: 02:16:12)
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http://hdl.handle.net/10993/31689
Audiovisual work - Interview with Sir Brian Unwin (London, 20 May 2015) (Length: 02:16:12)
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Danescu, Elena mailto [University of Luxembourg > Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) > >]
Klein, Francois mailto [University of Luxembourg > Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) > >]
Sir Unwin, Brian []
2015
Collection "Oral History of European Integration"
Klein, Francois mailto
University of Luxembourg
International
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Interview with Sir Brian Unwin (London, 20 May 2015) (Length: 02:16:12)
20-05-2015
Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe - CVCE and the European Investment Bank
London
UK
[en] History of European Integration ; he United Kingdom on the road to membership of the European Communities ; The British rebate ; The European Single Act ; European and Monetary Union ; Pierre Werner and Luxembourg ; The European Investment Bank (EIB) ; The Fontainbleau Summit (1984) ; The United Kingdom and the European Union ; Margaret Thatcher ; Sir Brian Unwin
[en] In the framework of the research project "Pierre Werner and Europe", interview with Sir Brian Unwin, a diplomat in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 1960 to 1968, a senior official in Her Majesty’s Treasury from 1968 to 1985, Chairman of the Board of Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise from 1987 to 1993 and President of the European Investment Bank from 1993 to 1999, carried out by the Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE) on 22 May 2015 at the home of Sir Brian Unwin in London. The interview was conducted by Dr Elena Danescu, a Researcher at the CVCE, and particularly focuses on the following subjects: his youth and education, his time at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (1960–1968), the process of accession of the United Kingdom to the European Communities (1968–1975), the British rebate, the Fontainebleau Summit (1984), the Single European Act and Margaret Thatcher (1978–1987), his experience as Chairman of the Board of Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise (1987–1993), his time as President of the European Investment Bank (1993–1999), Pierre Werner and Luxembourg, and the prospects for the United Kingdom within the European Union.
Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe - CVCE
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http://hdl.handle.net/10993/31689
https://www.cvce.eu/en/histoire-orale/unit-content/-/unit/8946539b-f2f0-4dfa-bf8a-79a684d32053/bba70b42-288a-41a0-8206-1ebe4fb4036c
The interview:
1. Youth, education and entry into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (1960–1968)
2. The United Kingdom on the road to membership of the European Communities (1968–1975)
3. The British rebate, the Fontainebleau Summit (1984), the Single European Act and Margaret Thatcher (1978–1987)
4. Chairman of the Board of HM Customs and Excise (1987–1993) and member of the Customs Cooperation Council (1992–1993)
5. President of the European Investment Bank (1993–1999)
6. Pierre Werner and Luxembourg
7. Prospects for the United Kingdom in the European Union

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