Europa-Forum Wachau 1998

06.06.1998 - 07.06.1998

“Challenges for the Austrian Presidency”


  • Erwin Pröll
    “Lower Austria and Europe – Chances und Challenges”
  • Lord Currie of Marylebone (Prof. for Economics, London)
  • Dick Spring (Vice PM and Foreign Minister a.D., Dublin)
  • Kurt Biedenkopf (MP Saxony)
    “European economic- and labour market policy facing global competition”

Working groups

  1. A new Europe and the 50th anniversary of the Convention on Human Rights.
  2. Reforming the structural and agricultural policy – how to finance the Union
  3. EU enlargement – recent developments
  4. Europe´s future and transatlantic cooperation


  • Erwin Pröll
  • Jerzy Karol Buzek (PM Poland)
  • Jose Maria Aznar Lopez (PM Spain)
  • Wolfgang Schüssel
    “Ensuring a prosperous future for Europe”