Opening Ceremony of the French Presidency​ JRC Ispra, 19 January 2022


Welcome by Master of Ceremony
Jean-Francois Martin, Facilitator 

Address by Stephen QUEST
Director General Joint Research Centre​

Address by Bernard MAGENHANN 
Deputy Director General Joint Research Centre​

Address by Martin/Karmen POLJANSEK
​Delegates of the JRC Slovenian Semester Organising Committee ​

Address by Catherine SIMONEAU and friends
President of the JRC French Semester Organising Committee
Common ensemble opening from all our JRC French Semester site leaders:
Sophie Roulette (JRC Geel)
Rachel Eloirdi (JRC Karlsruhe)
Jean-Pierre Schosger (JRC. Petten)
Damien Geerter (JRC Seville)
Valerie Enjolras (JRC Bruxelles) 

Flag Ceremony (video)
-Slovenian Anthem and Lowering of the Slovenian Flag​
-French Anthem – and Raising of the French Flag​
[with simultaneous video clips from all our JRC sites)​
-European Anthem 

Address by Pauline ROUCH
Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel on Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

Address by H.E. M. Christian MASSET    
French Ambassador to Italy​ 


A Taste of France (edutainment) and Unveiling of the symbol


Closing of the Ceremony

The link to the recorded video will be available soon.



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