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Vienna
Sunday, October 21, 2018
How an EU agency in Vienna urges us all to be vigilant As citizens of the European Union, we often take our rights for granted. For us, it has become the norm to live in a country that respects democracy,...
An American with Slovak roots shares his memories of the day when Slovakia was born. The air was frigid on Bratislava’s Námestie SNP as the calendar flipped from 1992 to 1993, and the pyrotechnics were underwhelming. But then, as the...
Two young Austrians, one living in Brazil, with an occasional trip home, the other just back in Vienna, after extended stays in Prague, Strasbourg, Paris and northern Italy, talk about Austria – because there are things about the country that you only...
Austria’s path from the heart of an empire to a resilient republic was a stony one. It’s the story of a country finding its identity. The Great War had begun with banners flying, with proud young soldiers in crisp uniforms marching off to heroism and the...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of them An Austrian Kabarettist recently put it this way: “We Austrians have a permanent inferiority complex, we think the Germans are better...
In my youth, a small band of visionaries led by Jean Monnet transformed the European Coal and Steel Community first into the European Common Market and then the EU. People of my generation were enthusiastic supporters of the process. I...
Summer School Anti-Corruption Summer Academy 29.6. – 6.7. An intensive program designed for professionals eager to better counter corruption. International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) Münchendorfer Str. 2, 2361 Laxenburg   International and European Studies 14.7. – 11.8. The Uni Wien offers a multi-dimensional survey of the EU, including...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of them Whenever Austria and Hungary play each other in soccer, sooner or later someone cracks the old joke: “Today it’s Austria - Hungary!”, “Oh,...
Austria is taking the helm of EU politics for the third time. As the Conservatives formed a government with the far-right Freedom Party, Brussels is watching closely One chilly day last December, only days after he formed a new government...
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