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Video: European Commissioner visits Beijing for Paralympic Games
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14:59, September 11, 2008

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On Sept. 8 in Beijing on the occasion of the 2008 Paralympic Games, a joint declaration on supporting the European Paralympic Committee was signed by European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth Jan Figel and EPC president Enrique Sanchez-Guijo.

The statement marks their the partnership between the European Commission and the EPC. For the initial stage, 110,000 euro will be granted to build a head office for EPC in Vienna, Austria. The office is operational now.

How significant is the declaration? What was it signed in Beijing? How significant is the Paralymics in Beijing for the whole community, especially for people with disability around the world?

People's Daily Online has exclusive interviews with both Mr. Figel and Mr. Sanchez at the European Union Embassy in Beijing.

Watch the interview with Mr. Sanchez.

Watch the interview with Mr. Figel.

By People's Daily Online

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