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José Manuel Barroso - President of the European Commission

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 10 December 2012

HARDtalk travels to Oslo for the annual Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony. This year, the prize has been awarded to the European Union which has, according to the panel "for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe". José Manuel Barroso has been President of the European Commission since 2004. With the continent’s economic future increasingly uncertain, and as austerity bites, is he confident of a peaceful future for the European Union?

(Image: José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, Credit: AFP/Getty Images)


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