Contents tagged with Johannes Hahn

  • European Commissioner calls on Ukraine to launch Anti-Corruption Court

    During a joint briefing with the director of NABU (National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine), Artem Sytnyk ,the Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy, Johannes Hahn, said that he believes that a full-fledged Anti-Corruption Court would be able to provide fair solutions in corruption crimes cases, which are investigated by the NABU detectives.

     “First of all, I would like to note the effectiveness of the NABU work, which, despite constant pressure and resistance, has …

  • EU Commissioner: Ukraine has broken promises and is moving away from its European aspirations

    European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy, Johannes Hahn made a tough statement regarding the failure of the Ukrainian authorities to fulfill their own promises. The text of the statement was published on the European Commission website.

    Apparently, the deadline for submission of the asset declarations by civil society activists working in the sphere of counteracting corruption will lapse on April 1. Brussels has repeatedly demanded that Ukraine abolish this obligation but nothing …

  • European Commissioner Hahn calls investment plan for Ukraine 'inexpedient'

    The European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, expressed the opinion that a new investment plan for Ukraine is “inexpedient”.

    "We have many tools that are already working for Ukraine [and] other countries of the Eastern Partnership," Hahn said, commenting on a question about whether the creation of a trust fund is planned in the European Union.

    He also noted that among available tools is an external investment plan by the European Union, created, …

  • Lithuanian Foreign Minister to discuss assistance plan for Ukraine with EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn

    Next week, the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Linas Linkevičius, plans to discuss with the European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, the assistance plan for Ukraine, also known as the Marshall Plan, as he stated during his interview with Lithuanian news agency, Delfi.

    Next week Linkevičius will take part in an EU Council session during which he plans to meet with Hahn.

    "We have already talked about this and agreed to meet so …

  • Ukraine-EU Visa-Free Regime may Appear before the Middle of March

    The European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, said that the Commission's proposal to abolish visas for Ukrainians may appear before the end of March, as reported by Radіo Svoboda.

    "The President and the Prime Minister still have some commitments to fulfill, but we expect that we will obtain those reports very soon, be able to evaluate them, and during the first quarter of this year we will propose visa liberalization," he said.

    During …