Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Deepening relations with neighbours of the EU to the south and east, in the EU's interest and in the interests of our partners
  • Promoting stability at Europe’s borders and helping neighbouring countries to develop stable democratic institutions and to become more prosperous, under the European Neighbourhood Policy.
  • Coordinating the EU's offer of closer cooperation in areas like trade, mobility, energy, and education to create tailor-made partnerships to develop relations with each neighbour.
  • Continuing ongoing EU membership negotiations, and helping to prepare those countries with a membership perspective for future challenges.
  • Supporting pre-accession countries in implementing democratic and economic reforms, upholding the rule of law, strengthening economic governance and competitiveness, developing a well-functioning public administration, and building bridges with neighbouring countries.

Johannes Hahn is part of the following Project Teams:

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Johannes Hahn's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Agenda

Appointments and meetings

Tue 31 May

Agenda

Receives Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of the Red Cross, Werner Kerschbaum, Secretary General of the Austrian Red Cross and Denis Haveaux, Red Cross EU Office Director.

With: Johannes Hahn
Wed 01 Jun

Agenda

Attends the college of the Commissioners

With: Johannes Hahn

Biography

Austrian nationality. One child.

European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
  • 2014-present
European Commissioner for Regional Policy
  • 2010-14
Minister for Science and Research
  • 2007-2010
Member of the Vienna regional government
  • 2003-07
Board member, later CEO of Novomatic AG
  • 1997-2003
Member of the Vienna regional parliament
  • 1996-2003
Executive Director of the Austrian's People Party
  • 1992-97
Managerial functions in different areas of Austrian industry
  • 1989-92
Secretary General of the Austrian Managers Association
  • 1987-89
Doctorate in philosophy from the University of Vienna
  • 1987