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Commissioner Hahn at the OPEN DAYS 2012


On 8th October, Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn gave a speech on "Regional Policy at the Heart of the EU Agenda" at the opening session of the OPEN DAYS 2012 at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Along with Ramon Luis Valcarel, President of the Committee of the Regions, Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, Danuta Hübner, Chair of the Regional Development Committee at the European Parliament and Eleni Mavrou, Minister of Interior, Representative of the Cyprus Presidency, he debated the added value of Regional Policy in spurring Europe's economic recovery and how it is actively encouraging ownership of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

8th October: Soundbites of the speakers of the OPEN DAYS Opening Session

8th October: Commissioner Hahn's participation in various events during the OPEN DAYS

9th October: Commissioner Hahn moderates a roundtable on 'Securing Regional Policy as the Investment Arm of the EU budget' with local and regional representatives