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French term or phrase:Gymnich
English translation:Gymnich meetings
Entered by: Madeleine van Zanten
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05:49 Feb 25, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: Gymnich
Ce dialogue existe avec la coopération de la Méditerranée occidentale, nous prenons des décisions et nous avons convenu que l'an prochain ce serait dans un pays du Maghreb qui n'est pas encore choisi et en 2003, cela se fait en France. Mais il faut que les discussions soient aussi directes et faciles que dans les réunions que l'on appelle Gymnich, entre les Quinze des Affaires européennes lorsqu'ils se rencontrent sans ordre du jour trop précis ...
Tayn
Local time: 20:07
Gymnich meetings
Explanation:
Gymnich meetings:

See google:

These are informal meetings of
ministers of the European Union with
very few officials or interpreters aiming
to have discussions in a relaxed
atmosphere without the need to reach
formal decisions. It gets it's name from
the first such meeting, held in Schloss
Gymnich near Bonn in April 1974.
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Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 21:07
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Thanks for your help!
Best wishes,
Tayn
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Summary of answers provided
naGymnich meetings
Madeleine van Zanten
naGymnich-typeBarnaby Capel-Dunn
navoir suite European Union Ministers' MeetingAlbert Golub
naInformal Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Gymnich)
CLS Lexi-tech


  

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15 mins
Informal Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Gymnich)


Explanation:
see
http://um1.tmt.tele.fi/finfo/english/eupresid.html

Regards
Paola L M


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 15:07
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 162
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15 mins
voir suite European Union Ministers' Meeting


Explanation:
46 entrees pour gymnich sur yahoo.fr, grandic aucune reponse
www.ambafrance.bg definit le gymnich comme la réunion des des ministres de l'union europeenne
je ne le traduirais pas ( )
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 21:07
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 359
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25 mins
Gymnich-type


Explanation:
I would translate by "Gymnich-type meetings, i.e. informal meetings of foreign ministers"... To the best of my knowledge Gymnich is the name of a place (castle?) in Germany whihc has given its name ot this kind of meeting.


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Barnaby Capel-Dunn
Local time: 21:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 42

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2 hrs
Gymnich meetings


Explanation:
Gymnich meetings:

See google:

These are informal meetings of
ministers of the European Union with
very few officials or interpreters aiming
to have discussions in a relaxed
atmosphere without the need to reach
formal decisions. It gets it's name from
the first such meeting, held in Schloss
Gymnich near Bonn in April 1974.

Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 21:07
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 65
Grading comment
Thanks for your help!
Best wishes,
Tayn

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Heathcliff

Parrot
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