Austria's Contribution to the "Conference on the Future of Europe"

OrganizationsOther ♦ Published: June 9, 2020; 22:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Minister for European Affairs Karoline Edtstadler started her Austria Dialogues on the Conference on the Future of Europe (Konferenz zur Zukunft Europas) with a series of talks with representatives of the Federal Provinces, mayors and EU municipal councils.

"Our Future - Rethinking the EU": Minister for European Affairs Edtstadler starts Austrian Dialogues on the Future of the European Union. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Andy Wenzel

"The European Union must continue to develop if it is to remain resilient in the future. We have seen through the Corona crisis what advantages the EU brings us and what it means if we can no longer enjoy these advantages - which we sometimes take for granted - from one day to the next. But the crisis has also shown us that people expect more from the European Union. …