Participation of Janez Potočnik in the Clean Air Everywhere Conference: award ceremony of the photo story competition 'ImaginAIR'
End production: 08/01/2013 First transmission: 08/01/2013
On 8 January 2013, Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, participated in the award ceremony of the photo story competition ‘ImaginAIR’ organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The ceremony took place in conjunction with the Clean Air Everywhere Conference.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Statement by Jeremy Wates, Secretary General of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), (in ENGLISH) welcoming people to the award ceremony of the photo story competition ‘ImaginAIR’ organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
||Statement by Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, (in ENGLISH) on the importance of raising awareness about the issue of air quality; congratulating the competition winners and thanking them for their help in spreading the message.
||Statement by Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency (EEA), (in ENGLISH) giving information about the competition.
||Statement by Jeremy Wates (in ENGLISH) announcing the winner in the “Air and cities” category - Javier Arcenillas (not present) - with “Contamination”.
||Statement by Jeremy Wates (in ENGLISH) announcing the winners: - Stella Carbone, in the “Air and health” category, with “BADAIR”; - Stephen Mynhardt, in the “Air and nature” category, with “Ever closing”; - Dovile Lubyte, in the “Air and technology” category and the Youth Prize with “Astronauts of the Polluted Earth”; - Stephen Connell, winner of the People’s Choice Award with “Wasted Light”. Presentation of the Awards by Janez Potočnik and Jacqueline McGlade; and acceptance speech from the winners.
||Statement by Jeremy Wates (in ENGLISH) congratulating the winners.
||Group photo, from left to right: Jeremy Wates, Janez Potočnik, Stella Carbone, Stephen Mynhardt, Dovile Lubyte, Stephen Connell and Jacqueline McGlade.