Washington D.C., 4 May 2016 Thank you, John. Just a few words to thank you for receiving me again here in Washington. People will start saying I’m more in Washington than Brussels, which is a pleasure.
Under the Horizon 2020 current work programme 2016/2017 eight topics are published under different societal challenges or Horizon 2020 pillars encouraging the participation of international–most importantly Chinese–institutions and researchers in the proposals.
Today, Stefano Manservisi was appointed as Director-General of DG Development and International cooperation of the European Commission, after having served as Head of my cabinet since the beginning of the mandate.
Aujourd'hui, M. Stefano Manservisi a été nommé directeur général de la DG Coopération internationale et développement de la Commission européenne, après avoir été chef de mon cabinet depuis le début de mon mandat.
Promote, coordinate and implement processes of productive, social and institutional transformation of prioritized rural areas in order to enhance the capacity of families and communities and reduce regional imbalances.