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  • 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:

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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



Appointments and meetings

  • Mon 24 Jul

    Press statement by Commissioner Hahn in view of future and past visits and meetings with the EU’s Southern Neighbourhood countries

    Johannes Hahn
  • Tue 25 Jul

    Together with HRVP Federica Mogherini participate at the EU-Egypt Association Council

    Johannes Hahn


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