About: Johannes Hahn

Europe's East 04-03-2015

Iconoclast Mogherini calls Macedonia ‘Macedonia’

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini surprised many in the press room today, when she called 'Macedonia' the country that calls itself Macedonia.
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Enlargement 01-10-2014

Hahn: No new member states over next five years

In his confirmation hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, Austrian Commissioner-designate for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said that no new countries will join the EU during the next five years.
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Economy & Jobs 10-09-2013

EU unfreezes regional aid funding for Hungary

Hungary won access today (9 September) to €2 billion in frozen EU development funds after convincing Brussels its management of projects met European standards. Johannes Hahn, the EU's head of regional policy, told the Hungarian prime minister's chief of staff János Lázár he was satisfied Budapest was correcting the errors in Hungary's management that prompted Brussels to suspend aid in January - in part over how project engineers were being chosen.

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