European Forum Wachau 2000

24.06.2000 - 25.06.2000

"A Europe of Peace and Security"

'Only a Europe steeped in peace and security is able to establish the ideal conditions to be top player in the economy and research and thus succeed in the global competition of the 21st century'.
Johanna Mikl-Leitner, 2000

'Fifty years after its origins, the purpose of European unification is still to warrant peace and security'.
Wilfried Martens, 2000

Saturday, June 24th

"Contributions of a Region to a Peaceful Europe"

  • Erwin Pröll
    Governor of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

"Europe - Vision an Reality"

  • Benita Ferrero-Waldner
    Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Vienna

"Europe and its Integration - Where is the Common Denominator"

  • Václav Klaus
    Speaker of Parliament of Czech Republic, Prague

"The Architecture of the New Europe"

  • Wilfried Martens
    President of the European People's Party, former Prime Minister of Belgium, Brussels

Working Groups

  1. Deepening and Enlarging the European Union
  2. The Common European Security and Defence Policy
  3. The Particular Role of the OSCE
  4. Contributions by the Media to a New Europe

Sunday June, 25th

"A Europe of Peace and Security"

  • Erwin Pröll
    Governor of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
  • Mikuláš Dzurinda
    Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
  • Wolfgang Schüssel
    Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna