Press Conference, European Commission, Regions and local development
On Thursday 17 July, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn will be in Pompeii, one of the most important sites of European cultural heritage. There he is expected to sign an "Action Plan" with the Italian authorities to accelerate work on the major project to preserve Pompeii supported by the European Regional Development Fund.
The Action Plan which sets down specific targets and deadlines will be unveiled on July 17 at a joint press conference with the Italian authorities. Some €105 million coming from EU and national contributions combined were invested in the project, 'Preservation, Maintenance and Improvement of the archaeological site of Pompeii'.
IP will be available on the day.