Siim Kallas

Type: Person
Name: Siim Kallas
Title: EU Comissioner Transport. Vice-President of the Commission (27 NOV 09)
Organization: European Commission
Nationality: Estonia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Siim Kallas
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion Festival Draws 4,000

There were more than 20 stages devoted to a wide range of topics at the Festival of Opinion. (Scott Abel/ERR)The second annual Festival of Opinion, bringing together politicians, commentators and the public, attracted 4,000 visitors over the weekend in ... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Former PM at Opinion Festival: Ukraine Crisis Will Lead to Separatism - in Russia Itself

Left to right: Andres Tarand, Siim Kallas and Juhan Parts (ERR)The Ukraine conflict and the trade wars with the EU will result - eventually - in Russia starting to fall apart, former prime minister Juhan Parts said at the opinion culture festival in Paide ... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Germany unveils plan to introduce car tolls

First published on www.ITSInternational.comGermany's transportation minister, Alexander Dobrindt, has unveiled plans to introduce a toll on cars using the country's roads. However, it is not clear whether the proposal will meet with the approval of the ... [Published Intelligent Transport System - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

Estonian European commissioner: Sanctions to hit Russia harder than recoil for EU

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TALLINN, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The outgoing European Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas has pointed out that although Russia acts like it doesn't need the European Union (EU) or Western banks, the country would not be able ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Travel expenses of European Commission chief higher than its top diplomat

Curiously, the official responsible for transport, Siim Kallas, spent less on travel in 2012 than all but one of his senior colleagues - just €40,000. Details of officials' spending have long been a closely-guarded a secret in Brussels, as are most of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

EU Commission president racks up €649,336 in travel expenses

In 2012, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso racked up travel expenses three times as high as the EU's head of foreign policy Catherine Ashton, according to a freedom of information request filed by EUobserver.Barroso's travel expenses ... [Published City A.M. - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

EC announces funding for transport infrastructure

The European Commission (EC) has announced that more than 100 projects, aimed at improving Europe’s transport infrastructure, will benefit from more than EUR320m (US$428m) of funding. The projects were selected in the latest calls under the Commission’s ... [Published Traffic Technology Today - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Aviation industry seeks more data on conflict zones

The UN's International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO) said on Tuesday that it would convene a high-level meeting on safety next February in the wake of the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine ."The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Airspace over east Ukraine shut down: EU Transport Commissioner

Airspace over east Ukraine shut down: EU Transport CommissionerContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TALLINN, July 21 (Xinhua) -- The Estonian outgoing EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said the airspace over eastern Ukraine has now been shut down for civilian ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kallas: We Presumed Missiles Would Not Strike That High Up (1)

Siim Kallas Photo: Postimees/ScanpixOutgoing EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said the airspace over eastern Ukraine has now been shut down for civilian traffic after the missile strike on flight MH17.“Flights higher than 10,000 meters were allowed, ... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

EU enhances airspace coordination for better flight safety

The European Union (EU) has activated the EU aviation crisis cell to ensure proper coordination of airspace to guarantee the safety of flights, a European official said in a technical briefing held here Friday.Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the European ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 18 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 2 reports

Indonesia Growth Stalls Before Presidential Elections

The European Commission has raised its growth forecast for the EU, saying that “the recovery has taken hold”. The 26 nations of the EU are forecast to grow by 1.6% for 2014, a touch higher than the forecast of 1.5% made in late February. The growth ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 05 2014]

Quotes

"One particular thing is especially important - Russia must never be cozied up to," said Kallas. "if you try to do things to their liking, they won't talk to you, your stature will drop in their eyes."
"Non-discrimination is a basic principle of EU law," a spokeswoman for Kallas said before Dobrindt had unveiled his plans. "we have to see the details" she said
"the first echelon of countries that depend on russian trade are finland, the baltics to some extent, and cyprus" said Kallas
...Vice-President Siim Kallas, Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, said: "civil drones can check for damage on road and rail bridges, monitor natural disasters such as flooding and spray crops with pinpoint accuracy. they come inin all shapes and sizes. in the future they may even deliver books from your favourite online retailer. but many people, including myself, have concerns about the safety, security and privacy issues relating to these devices."

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Opinion Festival Draws 4,000 [Published Eesti Televisioon - Aug 18 2014]
Former PM at Opinion Festival: Ukraine Crisis W... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Aug 15 2014]
Germany unveils plan to introduce car tolls [Published Intelligent Transport System - Aug 11 2014]
Modernizing transport: European priority [Published Lithuanian Radio and TV - Aug 05 2014]
Estonian European commissioner: Sanctions to hi... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 04 2014]
Estonian European commissioner: Sanctions to hi... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 04 2014]
Travel expenses of European Commission chief hi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
Drone Laws - Shaping an Industry [Published SCL.org - Aug 04 2014]
EU Commission president racks up €649,336 in tr... [Published City A.M. - Aug 02 2014]
[Investigation] Barroso tops commission travel ... [Published EUobserver - Aug 01 2014]
EC announces funding for transport infrastructure [Published Traffic Technology Today - Aug 01 2014]
Belgium. Announcing European Shipping Week [Published BYM News - Jul 31 2014]
EU announces funding for new transport infrastr... [Published Out-Law.com - Jul 31 2014]
Aviation industry seeks more data on conflict z... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 30 2014]
Speed cameras out, Big Brother in? [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 22 July [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
75% of flights continued flying over Ukraine af... [Published European Voice - Jul 22 2014]
Dijsselbloem calls for eurozone reforms to cont... [Published European Voice - Jul 22 2014]
XINHUA - Airspace over east Ukraine shut down: ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 21 2014]
Airspace over east Ukraine shut down: EU Transp... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 21 2014]
Kallas: We Presumed Missiles Would Not Strike T... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Jul 21 2014]
EU enhances airspace coordination [Published CNC World - Jul 20 2014]
Malaysia Massacre Likely to Prompt Airline Risk... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 18 2014]
EU enhances airspace coordination for better fl... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 18 2014]
NGV 2014 confirmed natural gas as fuel of the f... [Published LNG World News - Jul 18 2014]
MH17: EU aviation crisis cell to ensure full c... [Published European Commission - Jul 18 2014]
EU convenes aviation crisis cell to ensure air ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 18 2014]
Maternity leave decision is 'huge step backwards' [Published TheParliament.com - Jul 18 2014]
MEP tells Europe to 'wake up' following Ukraine... [Published TheParliament.com - Jul 18 2014]
CALENDRIER du 21 au 27 juillet 2014 [Published European Commission - Jul 18 2014]
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When Things Go Wrong. [Published London Irvine Report - Jun 23 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 904  LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong ...
Agenda [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Jun 01 2014]
MONDAYThe International shipping exhibition Posidonia 2014 opens at the Athens Metropolitan Expo, near Athens International Airport. European Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas will launch the exhibition opening. To Friday. (Info: www.posidonia-event... ...
Indonesia Growth Stalls Before Presidential Ele... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 05 2014]
The European Commission has raised its growth forecast for the EU, saying that “the recovery has taken hold”. The 26 nations of the EU are forecast to grow by 1.6% for 2014, a touch higher than the forecast of 1.5% made in late February. The growth ...
European Commission Raises Growth Forecast to 1... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 05 2014]
The European Commission has raised its growth forecast for the EU, saying that “the recovery has taken hold”. The 26 nations of the EU are forecast to grow by 1.6% for 2014, a touch higher than the forecast of 1.5% made in late February. The growth ...
EU's Kallas Says Vigilance Needed While Inflati... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 12 2014]
EU's Kallas Says Vigilance Needed While Inflation Stays Low Bloomberg Policy makers “must be vigilant” to ensure persistently low inflation doesn't cause problems, European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas said today. Low inflation isn't “an ...
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