6th Cohesion Forum: joint press point by Johannes Hahn and Rimantas Šadzius, Lithuanian Minister for Finance, and group photo
On 8 September 2014, Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, and, Rimantas Šadzius, Lithuanian Minister for Finance, participated in the 6th Cohesion Forum entitled "Investment for jobs and growth: Promoting development and good governance in EU regions and cities".
Cohesion Policy was the main investment instrument of the EU aimed at reducing economic and social disparities across European regions, boosting their competiveness and achieving the wider Europe 2020 goals. With a total budget of around €352 billion for the 2014–2020 financial period, Cohesion Policy would play a vital role in key areas for sustainable, long-term growth such as innovation, support to SMEs, improving people's qualifications, social inclusion and energy.
This video shows a press point given by Johannes Hahn and Rimantas Šadzius.
Type: Complete press conference
Johannes Hahn,Rimantas Šadzius
Brussels - EC/Charlemagne
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/ Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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