Vranitzky: Joining EU One of the Most Courageous Steps

People ♦ Published: May 6, 2014; 14:06 ♦ (Vindobona)

A symposium showed the EU Accession process of Austria in the early 1990’s in a new light.

Joining the EU in 1995 was a politically and economically important event for Austria. / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Yesterday a Franz Vranitzky Lecture took place at the Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue, a think tank in Vienna, presenting the book “Der dreizehnte Stern – Wie Österreich in die EU kam” (The thirteenth star – How Austria joined the EU) by author and journalist Margaretha Kopeinig.

Joining the EU in 1995 was the politically and economically most important…