Ms. Vassiliou congratulated Germany's Sebastian Vettel on becoming the new Formula One world champion, after his dramatic victory in the final race of the season in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Commissioner Vassiliou receives honorary doctorate in Romania, presents Youth on the Move to national parliament
Commissioner Vassiliou today received an honorary doctorate at the Dimitrie Cantemir University in Bucharest, Romania. During her visit to the capital, she also held talks with Prime Minister Emil Boc and other leading figures on the political and academic scene. Her discussions focused on the Commission's recently launched 'Youth on the Move' initiative, which aims to help young people to gain the knowledge, skills and experience they need to make their first job a reality.