The following joint statement was made on the 71st anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
alks allowed exchange of ideas on European politics and international topics
The 2016 Olympic Summer Games will be held from 5 to 21 August 2016 and the 2016 Paralympic Summer Games from 7 to 18 September 2016 in Rio de Janeiro
Assistance on the ground, especially for resettlement projects, as contribution to managing the refugee crisis
“No neutrality in the face of terrorism and barbarism”
Presentation of the plans of the Austrian OSCE Chairmanship in 2017
Aim of the law: integration into the labour market and support for immigrants to quickly find jobs appropriate for their qualifications
Target group: persons with access to the Austrian labour market or the intention to work in Austria
Scope: formal qualifications acquired abroad; the necessary requirements to enter the specific profession remain unaffected à no impact on quality standards
Humanitarian aid for the population in need on the ground and measures aimed at promoting resettlement contribute towards managing the refugee crisis.
Federal Minister Sebastian Kurz honours staff with Citizens’ Desk Award in the context of Consular and Administration Conference.
Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz participates in Paris Western Balkans Summit
Following the 2014 Western Balkans Summit in Berlin and the Vienna Western Balkans Summit of August 2015, the third Western Balkans Summit is being held in Paris today in the context of the ‘Berlin Process’.
Foreign Ministry and Austrian Economic Chamber open joint office in California to support Austrian companies and pave their way for success in Silicon Valley Last night (30 June 2016), Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz and Vice President of the Austrian Economic Chamber Jürgen Roth launched the common ‘Open Austria Initiative'.
A total of 25 international executives from nine countries have accepted the invitation extended by Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz to participate for one week in the Austrian Leadership Programs (ALPS). This time, the focus has been placed on decision-makers from the Western Balkans states and participants also include representatives from Georgia, Lebanon and Mexico.
Integration Minister Sebastian Kurz hosted an integration symposium in the Vienna Hofburg. Discussions focused on the importance of communicating values in refugee integration.
Highlevel Ministerial Meeting marking the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
HR/VP Mogherini met with FM Sebastian Kurz in the margins of the CTBT Ministerial in Vienna on 13 June.
Austria has always called for EU sanctions against countries of origin that are not cooperative on migration issues
Integration Minister Kurz, Province Governor Kaiser and Director of the Austrian Integration Fund Wolf present Values and Orientation Courses for Carinthia
We are undergoing a period of major change and visible upheaval. The massive refugee movements have created new realities that face European states with substantial challenges. Compared with other European states Austria has taken in the highest per capita number of refugees over the last few years.
Austria is soon to open an embassy in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP, Austrian People’s Party) informed journalists on Friday following a working meeting with his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Janelidze.
Meeting between the Central European Initiative (CEI) and regional as well as international organisations in Vienna