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Dr. Helga KONRAD OSCE Regional Co-ordinator and Chair of the Stability Pact Task Force on Trafficking in Human Beings for South Eastern Europe

CV

1967-75 Course of studies in English and Romance philology at Karl-Franzens-University, Graz and Sorbonne, Paris
1976 Studies completed with Ph.D.
1975-77 Teacher at institutes of adult education
1977-80 Adviser of Education and Culture in the Styrian Chamber of Labour
1980-93 Cultural management/Manager of the Styrian Cultural Initiative
1987-90 Member of the Municipal Council in Graz
1990-93 Member of Austrian Parliament
1993-95 Member of the Municipal Government (responsible for Youth, Family, Schools and Health) in Graz
1997-99 Member of Austrian Parliament
 President of the Austrian Institute of the Arts and Science (IWK)
since 2000 Chair of the Stability Pact Task Force on Trafficking in Human Beings for South Eastern Europe, under the auspices of OSCE

Memberships

Head of Austrian government delegations to international conferences like the 4th UN World Conference on Women in Beijing 1995, World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Stockholm 1996, EU conferences on trafficking in women, on labour and equal treatment etc
Host of the EU Conference "Trafficking in Women for the Purpose of Sexual Exploitation" in Vienna 1996
Member of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Austrian Parliament