About: Siim Kallas

Transport 03-02-2015

Kallas: Europe must reduce subsidies to transport

EU governments pour too much public money into obsolete enterprises and thereby keep low-quality transport services going when they should not be allowed to do so, said Siim Kallas in an interview reflecting on his legacy as Commission Vice-President in the Barroso II team.
Transport 03-10-2011

Kallas: ‘Commission supports an integrated approach to urban mobility’

The European Union is pushing for an "integrated approach" to developing the continent's urban infrastructure, encouraging public transport, cycling and the use of electric cars, said Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV Germany.
Public Affairs 16-10-2009

Kallas: Commission must address ‘rigid’ recruitment system

The European Commission should address the EU's "rigid" recruitment and career development systems to bring them more in line with today's flexible labour market, Siim Kallas, a vice-president of the EU executive, told EURACTIV in an interview.
Public Affairs 15-05-2007

Kallas: ‘Simplification is a very complicated exercise’

In an interview with EURACTIV, Adminstration, Audit and Anti-Fraud Commissioner Siim Kallas assesses how well he feels that his 'Triple A' objectives have been fulfilled and expresses '100% confidence' in the voluntary lobbyists' register.