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Commissioner Hahn visited three of Europe's outermost regions

31 October 2011 to 4 November 2011

Commissoner Johannes Hahn from 31 October until 4 November was on an official visit to three of the EU's seven outermost regions: Guiana, Guadelupe and Martinique. On Martinique on 4 November he attended the conference of the presidents of all outermost regions, which discussed the future of EU regional policy. Read his opening speech.

Both in Guiana and on Guadelupe the Commissioner met with presidents of the regions and prefets and various visits took place to EU funded projects. On 1 November he visited the European Space Centre in Kourou in the East of Guiana, where he was guided around by director-general Mr. Joël Barre.

Visit to French Guiana (31 October-1 November)


Visit to Guadeloupe (2-3 November)


Visit to Martinique (4 November)