IP/14/456  16-04-2014 - EU Solidarity Fund: Commission welcomes Parliament’s approval of a faster and simpler response to disasters 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 April 2014 Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn has welcomed the European Parliament's vote today to endorse reform of the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), strengthening the EU’s response to natural disasters across European regions.
MEMO/14/306  16-04-2014 - Q&A on the reform of the European Union Solidarity Fund 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 April 2014 1. Why was the European Solidarity Fund (EUSF) set up? The European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) was set up to respond to major natural disasters and express European solidarity to disaster-stricken regions within Europe.
SPEECH/14/307  08-04-2014 - Turning Cities into Centres of Opportunity 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Johannes Hahn Commissioner for Regional Policy World Urban Forum Medelin, Colombia, 8 April 2014 Ministers, friends: Creating decent living and working conditions for the people of the 21st century, is increasingly a challenge that must be tackled in cities.
IP/14/379  04-04-2014 - Sharing European cities’ experience with the world: Commissioner Hahn attends World Urban Forum in Medellin 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 April 2014 EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn travels to Latin America this weekend to participate in the most important meeting point of urban policymakers worldwide.
IP/14/349  31-03-2014 - RegioStars 2014: top awards for Europe's most innovative regional projects 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 March 2014 Europe's most promising and innovative regional projects will be in the spotlight tonight as Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for Regional Policy presents the RegioStars 2014 Awards.
IP/14/198  04-03-2014 - Europe more innovative but regional differences persist 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 Europe is closing its innovation gap with the United States and Japan but differences in performance between EU Member States are still high and diminishing only slowly.
MEMO/14/140  04-03-2014 - Innovation performance: EU Member States, International Competitors and European Regions compared 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 March 2014 This Memo explains the objectives of the Innovation Union Scoreboard and provides an overview of the research and innovation performance of EU Member States and some associated and neighbouring countries at national and regional levels, as measured by the Innovation Union Scoreboard 2014...
SPEECH/14/134  17-02-2014 - Speech: CiTIEs Forum – “The voice of cities must be heard” 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Johannes HAHN Commissioner for Regional Policy Speech: 'CiTIEs: Cities of Tomorrow Investing in Europe' Brussels, 17 February 2014 Ministers, Mayors, colleagues and friends It is true that I have been determined to raise the profile of cities during my time as Regional Policy Commissioner.
IP/14/147  14-02-2014 - Shaping an EU Urban Agenda for Cities of Tomorrow 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 February 2014 Giving Europe's cities a greater voice and putting the urban agenda at the heart of EU policy-making will be a key aim of the CiTIEs: Cities of Tomorrow: Investing in Europe forum in Brussels which takes place on February 17 and 18.
SPEECH/14/106  06-02-2014 - EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian: A new chance to bring countries closer in Europe 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Johannes HAHN Commissioner for Regional Policy Stakeholder Conference on the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region Athens, 6 February 2014 Prime minister, Ministers, Future partners in the EU strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region! It is a pleasure to be here again...