Visit of Johannes Hahn to the Ionian Islands

Type: Report   Référence: I083203   Durée: 03:10  Lieu: Corfu
On 4 November 2013, Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, began the fourth leg of a 13 Region tour in Greece on the island of Corfu. On this occasion, he met with Spyros Spyrou, Governor of Ionian Islands region, representatives of local authorities, Chambers of Commerce, business associations and visited an array of projects including construction road works and a solid waste management landfill.

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00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the building housing the Region of Ionian Islands in Corfu, Greece 00:00:04
00:00:09 Handshake between Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, and Spyros Spyrou, Governor of Ionian Islands region 00:00:04
00:00:13 Round table With Johannes Hahn and Spyros Spyrou 00:00:04
00:00:16 Arrival of Johannes Hahn at the amphitheater of the Ionian University to meet with representatives of local authorities, chambers of commerce and business associations 00:00:03
00:00:20 Johannes Hahn greeting people 00:00:03
00:00:23 General view of the audience 00:00:08
00:00:31 General view of the speakers 00:00:04
00:00:35 General view of the conference room 00:00:04
00:00:39 Arrival of Johannes Hahn at Europe Direct 00:00:03
00:00:42 General view of the speakers 00:00:04
00:00:46 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): People have seen the contributions by the Greek people to improve the situation. I know it is difficult to ask for further patience to everybody, but this is still something necessary. We are still not there, where we would like to be, but I have the feeling that the government is extremely committed, the governors are extremely committed. 00:00:31
00:01:17 Cutaway of journalists 00:00:04
00:01:21 Johannes Hahn giving a speech 00:00:05
00:01:26 Johannes Hahn walking along the construction of a bypass road at the Corfu Airport 00:00:05
00:01:31 Johannes Hahn and Spyros Spyrou 00:00:04
00:01:35 Johannes Hahn with the NSRF logo in the background 00:00:04
00:01:40 Johannes Hahn looking at the map (2 shots) 00:00:08
00:01:47 General view of the construction of a bypass road at Corfu Airport 00:00:04
00:01:51 Arrival of Johannes Hahn at Temploni landfill in Corfu (3 shots) 00:00:11
00:02:02 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): It is apparently a huge problem because we have been discussing it for decades, not only for years but for many years and it is still, in my view, not yet properly solved because we have still a lot of illegal landfills. 00:00:17
00:02:18 Cutaway of trucks 00:00:03
00:02:22 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): A region like the Ionian Islands which depends a lot on tourism is depending on a clean environment because more and more people spending their holidays in a certain area are asking is this area responsible to the environment? 00:00:22
00:02:44 Cutaway of a bulldozer 00:00:05
00:02:49 Soundbite by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH): There will be fines because Greece has repeatedly not respected any deadlines, and therefore it is very likely that there will be fines. 00:00:11
00:03:00 Joihannes Hahn being briefed (2 shots) 00:00:07
00:03:06 Johannes Hahn walking in the premises of the Temploni landfill 00:00:04
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