Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer, Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management Andrä Rupprechter and Minister for Education and Women’s Affairs Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek were in New York City on the occasion of the leader’s week opening the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) end of September.
Austrian Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management Andrä Rupprechter visited California from September 20 until September 24, accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the State of the Tyrol Josef Geisler and the Vice President of the Austrian Chamber of the Economy Jürgen Roth.
The 8th AUSTRIA CONNECT conference, a forum to exchange ideas and experiences between Austrian subsidiaries in the U.S. and their partners was organized in Chicago by ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA – the Austrian Trade Commissions in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Toronto; for the second year in a row, the event was expanded to include Canada.
The show, curated by Hannah Lessing and Danielle Spera, was inaugurated by Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz. Among the distinguished guests, ACFNY director Christine Moser was delighted to welcome Chelsea Clinton together with her husband Marc Mezvinsky, brother of the artist.