Europa-Forum Wachau 2002

29.06.2002 - 30.06.2002

“Regional Co-operation: Building Block of a United Europe”

‘Dialogue is the only possible way to achieve a common Europe.’
Erwin Pröll, 2002

‘Russia has realised that stable relations with Europe are indispensable.’
Grigori Jawlinski, 2002

Saturday, June 29th

“Regional Identity based on Past, Present and Future Bonds”

  • Erwin Pröll
    Governor of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
  • Benita Ferrero-Waldner
    Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Vienna
  • Patrick Dewael
    Minister-President of the Flemish Government, Brussels
  • Lászlo Kovács
    Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary, Budapest
  • Rocco Buttiglione
    Minister for Community Policies of the Italian Republic, Rome

Working Groups

  1. History and Culture of European Regions – Diversity in Unity
  2. Current Challenges at the Regional Level: Common Solutions in Education, Economy, Environment and Transport
  3. Co-operation among Neighbours (BENELUS, Nordic Council, Baltic Council, Visegrad 4, Regional Partnership 6)
  4. Subsidiarity: A Guiding Principle for Shaping the Future of the European Union (Convention on the Future of Europe)

 

Sunday, June 30th

“Regional Co-operation: Building Block of a United Europe”

  • Erwin Pröll
    Governor of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
  • Paavo Lipponen
    Prime Minister of the Republic of Finland, Helsinki
  • Wolfgang Schüssel
    Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna

Rocco Buttiglione

Minister for Community Policies

Lászlo Kovács

Federal Minister for European and International Affairs

Benita Ferrero-Waldner

Federal Minister for European and International Affairs

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Location & Kontakt

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