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Potocnik Stresses Sustainability in Commissioner Hearing

Brussels, 13 January - The nominee for the European environment commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, emphasised the principle of sustainability in the opening address at his hearing in the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. According to him, this principle has been and will be in the focus of his work as a commissioner.

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik (left), and the chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Jo Leinen, at Potocnik's hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik (left), and the chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Jo Leinen, at Potocnik's hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik (centre), Slovenian MEP Jelko Kacin (left) and the chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Jo Leinen, at Potocnik's hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik (left), and the chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Jo Leinen, at Potocnik's hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik (left), at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgija, Bruselj.
Uvodni nagovor na zaslišanju v Evropskem parlamentu.
Slovenski kandidat za komisarja za okolje Janez Potočnik.
Foto:Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik (centre), at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
The nominee for the European Environment Commissioner, Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, at a hearing in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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