Stephanie Liechtenstein

Stephanie Liechtenstein is a diplomatic correspondent and freelance journalist based in Vienna, Austria. Her articles and research are focused on the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), multilateral negotiations, international organisations, foreign and security policy, the EU, East-West relations, and Austrian politics.

Austria environmental policies

Still Green & Clean?

Austria’s EU presidency met some important environmental goals. Its environmental policies at home, however, do not always stand the test. On July 1, 2018, Austria assumed the presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) for the third time, …

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Austria Charms and Courts Putin

When Russian President Vladimir Putin touched down in Vienna with a 30-minute delay on Tuesday, the military guard of honor stood ready, waiting in the blistering heat in the courtyard of Vienna’s imperial palace.