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Elisabeth KÖSTINGER Austrian Federal Minister for Agriculture, Regions and Tourism, Vienna


 Studied journalism, communication and applied cultural studies, University of Klagenfurt
1999-2003 Assistant, Carinthia District Health Insurance Fund, Klagenfurt
2002-2006 Federal Head, Austrian Rural Youth Organisation
2003-2005 Delegate to the European Council of Young Farmers
2007-2012 Federal Chair, Austrian Young Farmers' Association
since 2009 Vice-Chair, Austrian Farmers' Federation
2014-2017 President, Eco Social Forum Europe
since 2015 Vice-Chair, Political Academy, ÖVP - Austrian People's Party
2015-2017 Federal Vice-Chair, Austrian People's Party
2017-2019 Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Vienna


Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, European Parliament
Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, European Parliament
Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, European Parliament


MEP Award 2014 (category: agriculture and rural affairs)