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Austrian Development Agency Celebrates 10 Years, 3.000 Projects and EUR 900 Mln Invested

Published: October 17, 2014; 15:00 · (Vindobona)

„In the last 10 years, we have contributed to the improvement of the lives of millions of people in our partner countries with 3.000 projects and approximately €900m”, says Federal Minister Sebastian Kurz on the occasion of the Austrian Development Agency’s (ADA) anniversary, in the Museum of Ethnology in Vienna. The ADA is active in 11 core countries on four continents, combating poverty, securing peace and working for improved environmental protection.

Kurz: "Millions of people all over the globe have benefitted from Austria’s assistance" / Picture: © Österreichisches Außenministerium

Education as key to development

“In the field of education for example, €123m have been invested by the ADA in the last 10 years. The focus is on institutions of higher education and vocational training. 1.500 children and youths of the Roma and Askhali ethnic groups in Kosovo are being integrated into society by means of an ADA project providing private lessons and…

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