EuropaForum Wachau

Welcome to the official website of the European Forum Wachau! The page gives information about former events with their interesting participants, speeches and discussions. 

European Forum Wachau, 17th and 18th May 2014

“Democracy in Europe – the choice is ours”

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Saturday, 17 May

10.30 a.m. - Plenary Session

02.00 p.m. - Working Groups

Working Group 1:

'Comprehensive Security in an interconnected world - conclusions from the CSDP-Review'

Working Group 2:

'Europe 2020 – impulses for the future'

Working Group 3:

'Free trade agreements between the EU and strategic partners as a panacea for economic growth?'

Working Group 4:

'25 years after  the sea change of 1989 in Europe – what has become of the great expectations?'


Sunday, 18 May

10.30 a.m. - Plenary Session







European Forum Wachau, 15th and 16th June 2013

"Beyond the Crisis – Outlines of a New Europe"

Working Group 1:

'10 Years of Common Security and Defence Policy – Which Way Forward?'

Working Group 2:

'Subsidiarity – Solidarity'

Working Group 3:

'Growth and Budget Consolidation'

Working Group 4:

'More Europe Through more Culture: The Role of Culture in European Integration
and in EU External Relations'


Press review 2013



Press review 2012


In the following you can find a press review of this years European Forum Wachau

Working Groups 2012


Apart from the plenary sessions four Working Groups were dealing with different issues. Here you can find a summary of the working groups, information concerning the topics and the according chairman, rapporteur and contributors.


  1. Common European security policy in the light of European and global insecurity
  2. Regions as a guarantee of a strong Europe
  3. How much Europe does the economy need?
  4. Cultural diversity and dialogue in the Danube and Black Sea area