Government Accepts Information on Austria’s EU Presidency

At Tuesday’s government session ministers reviewed and accepted the information for the programme and priorities of the Austrian Chairmanship with the Council of EU, with calendar for holding informal ministerial meetings of EU. At the session, competent ministers were tasked to participate at informal meetings if invited and afterward notify the government thereof. Moreover, the MoFA was tasked with coordinating the preparations for participation in informal ministerial conferences of the EU. During its presidency with the EU, Vienna will focus on security of the union, maintaining the competitiveness through digitisation and stability in the neighbourhood of Austria (integration of WB countries to EU).