Visit of Johannes Hahn to the Danube Region: press briefing and visit to "Vienna Central Station"

Type: Report   Reference: I-073841   Duration: 10:03:15  Lieu:
End production: 27/06/2012   First transmission: 27/06/2012
On 27 June 2012, one year after the launch of the Danube Strategy, Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, made a tour of the region to meet those who put the plan into action. He discussed how to accelerate implementation of the Strategy which can be an important instrument in creating jobs and growth in Vienna.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Boat on the Danube River (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:00:15 Arrival of Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, and handshake 00:00:05
10:00:20 Michael Spindelegger, Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs, and Johannes Hahn, get on board 00:00:06
10:00:27 Johannes Hahn and Michael Spindelegger posing for the picture (2 shots) 00:00:11
10:00:38 Cutaway of photographers 00:00:05
10:00:44 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): Danube Strategy is nothing else than a close cooperation amongst states which are belonging to the Danube directly or indirectly. It is a common region and there are different topics which need cooperation amongst regions or Member States to solve or to mitigate problems. 00:00:24
10:01:08 Johannes Hahn and Michael Spindelegger talking with the Captain of the boat (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:01:19 View of the Danube from the boat 00:00:06
10:01:26 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): I am at the beginning of a Danube mission to promote the Danube Strategy, to have discussions with stakeholders, with representatives of the civil society but also with the governments, different governments in order to push the whole strategy to make much more use of the opportunities of the Danube and all the possibilities. 00:00:21
10:01:47 Michael Spindelegger and Johannes Hahn at a press conference (4 shots) 00:00:22
10:02:09 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): One of the great priorities is accessibility, improving of the navigability of the Danube but also the environmental aspects of the river and it s a very important issue; another one is the whole business sector but also security. 00:00:19
10:02:29 Exterior views of the Vienna Central Station (2 shots) 00:00:15
10:02:44 Johannes Hahn at a press conference (2 shots) 00:00:15
10:03:00 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): There are living more than 1 million people. Definitely that area of Europe where most goals can be expected and therefore we have to do what can be done in order to push the Danube Strategy. 00:00:15
10:03:15 Johannes Hahn talking with Officials of the Vienna Central Station (2 shots) 00:00:11
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