International Discussion About Europe's Fundamental Values in Salzburg

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: September 29, 2020; 21:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

Politicians from Hungary, Srpska, Albania, Slovakia and Austria came together in Salzburg to discuss the fundamental values of Europe. Democracy, inner-European cooperation and the fight against Covid-19 were only some of the main topics.

The 16th Salzburg Europe Summit organized by the Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) was held in person and virtually. / Picture: © Institutes der Regionen Europas / Franz Neumayr

The Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) organized a discussion between high-ranking politicians from various countries to discuss Europe's fundamental values.

"We have agreed to build the EU on principles These are democracy, rule of law and human rights. These are our core values," emphasized Karoline Edtstadler, Austria's Minister for EU and Constitution.

She pointed out that objective mechanisms are needed to verify compliance with these core values. …