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News Footage

News Footage

Especially suited to the needs of journalists, these videos are unedited with original sound. This section includes video coverage of plenary/committee debates and events and EbS news summaries. 

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Social media videos

Social media videos

The videos in this section have been produced for the specific purpose of posting on social media platforms. You are free to distribute them as such.

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A wide variety of photos from a single debate or event are available all in a single photoset in various resolutions to enable you to choose the best photo for your purposes.

Illustrative footage

Illustrative footage

This section includes illustrative stockshots and infoclips. Unedited footage related to the European Parliament priorities.

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About the Multimedia Centre

The Multimedia Centre is a valuable source of information to cover the latest news stories from the European Parliament. Whether it is Europe by Satellite news summaries, live video/audio, edited video, photographs, or archive material, we can help you get the content you need for the coverage of European Parliament activities, or simply to stay informed. Further, animated videos and infographics explain Parliament’s priority topics and procedures.

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The European Parliament provides support for media professionals covering parlamentary activities, providing both content and technical facilities for video, radio, multimedia and photo production. Our programming consists of a mix of live events, news summaries of EP activities, illustrative stockshots and coverage of key events, including official visits abroad.

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Media accreditation

Journalist, photographers and Audiovisual teams need to apply for media accreditation and/or a special record permit in order to work in the European Parliament. All journalist who have access to Parliament buildings are entitled to use the facilities provided for journalists.

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Contact us

On the following pages you will find the contact details for the staff in various departments of the press service, including the spokesperson’s service, press officers by policy area and language/country and technical support and services.

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