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Kroatien auf dem Weg in die Europäische Union

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Wirtschaftskammer Österreich - Rudolf Sallinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Vorsitzender des Vorstandes, UNIQA Versicherungen AG, Wien
Negotiator, Directorate-General for Enlargement, European Commission
President, Croatia, Zagreb
Member of the European Parliament President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee President of the World Olympians Association
Korrespondent der Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Prag
EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Council of the European Union, Brussels
Generalsekretär, Bundesministerium für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Wien

Dr. Andreas BRANDSTETTER

Vorsitzender des Vorstandes, UNIQA Versicherungen AG, Wien

Diplomstudium Politikwissenschaft und Geschichte, Universität Wien Doktoratsstudium Politikwissenschaft, Universität Wien und University of California, San Diego (USA) Trainee am Europäischen Parlament, Luxenburg; GD IV Kabinett des Vizekanzlers Dr. Erhard Busek Hauptgeschäftsführer der ÖVP-Bundespartei, Stellvertretender Generalsekretär Leiter des EU-Büros des Österreichischen Raiffeisenverbandes in Brüssel Executive MBA an der California State University, Hayward (CSUH/IMADEC) BARC Versicherungs-Holding AG, Assistent des Generaldirektors UNIQA Versicherungen AG, Assistent des Generaldirektors UNIQA Versicherungen AG, Generalsekretär UNIQA Versicherungen AG, stellvertretendes Mitglied des Vorstandes CALL DIRECT Versicherung AG, Mitglied des Vorstandes UNIQA Versicherungen AG, Mitglied des Vorstandes UNIQA Personenversicherung AG, Mitglied des Vorstandes
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M.SocSc Filip CORNELIS

Negotiator, Directorate-General for Enlargement, European Commission

 Coordinator of the drafting Treaty of Accession and of the Commission's final report on the preparedness of the new Member States
 Since 1998 EU negotiator in the enlargement process, as desk officer for the accession negotiations with Hungary and for negotiating chapters 2 and 21 on a multi-country basis
 Member of the policy unit of the Directorate General for Enlargement in the European Commission

MA Kolinda GRABAR-KITAROVIC

President, Croatia, Zagreb

Assistant, and consequently Adviser, Department for International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology, Croatia, Zagreb BA in English and Spanish languages and literature, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb Adviser, and consequently Senior Adviser to Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Croatia, Zagreb Special intensive course in diplomacy and German language, Diplomatic Academy, Vienna Head, Department for North America, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Croatia, Zagreb Diplomatic Counsellor, Embassy of Croatia, Ottawa Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Croatia, Ottawa MA in Political Science, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb Minister Counsellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Croatia, Zagreb Elected Member, Croatian Parliament, 7th Electoral District Minister of European Integration, Croatia, Zagreb Deputy Head, State Delegation and Chief Negotiator for Negotiations on the Accession of Croatia to the European Union Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Republic of Croatia, Zagreb Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United States of America Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO, Brussels
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Dr. Pal SCHMITT

Member of the European Parliament President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee President of the World Olympians Association

Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary, Madrid, Spain Vice President of the International Olympic Committee
 World Champion and Hungarian National Champion in Fencing
 Olympic Champion in Fencing (1968, 1972)
 Since 1983 International Olympic Committee Member for Hungary
 Since 1989 President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee
1993-1997
 Since 1999 Chief of Protocol of the International Olympic Committee
 Since 1999 President of the World Olympians Association
1995-1999
 Since 2003 Vice-President of FIDESZ Hungarian Civic Union
 Since 2004 Chairman of the EU-Croatia Joint Parliamentary Committee
 Since 2004 Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
 Since 2004 First Vice-President of the Committee on Culture and Education
 Since 2004 MEP

Mag. Karl-Peter SCHWARZ

Korrespondent der Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Prag

Erste journalistische Erfahrungen in der außenpolitischen Redaktion der österreichischen Tageszeitung "Die Presse" Auslandskorrespondent des ORF für Hörfunk und Fernsehen in Rom Auslandskorrespondent für "Die Presse" in Prag
 Studium der Geschichte und Romanistik in Wien und Rom, (Mag. Phil.)
 Danach in der Nachrichtenredaktion ("Zeit im Bild") des österreichischen Fernsehens (ORF)
1982-1984
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 Seit 2000 Korrespondent der F.A.Z. mit Sitz in Prag, zuständig für die Tschechische Republik, die Slowakei, Slowenien, Kroatien und Rumänien.

M.Sc. Peter SEMNEBY

EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Council of the European Union, Brussels

Joined the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Second Secretary at the Swedish Embassy in Moscow Desk Officer for the USSR (later the CIS countries and the Baltic states), at the Trade Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Stockholm Deputy Head of Mission at the Swedish Embassy in Kiev, Ukraine Member of the CSCE Mission to Georgia Political Counsellor of the Swedish Embassy in Bonn, Germany Head of Office in the Department for European Security Policy of the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Stockholm
 Master in Economics (MSc), Stockholm School of Economics
 Studied Russian and Political Science at the Uppsala and Stockholm Universities
 Attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at the Harvard University, where he followed a graduate studies programme in government and economics
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 Since 2002 Head of the OSCE Mission to Croatia

Dr. Johannes KYRLE

Generalsekretär, Bundesministerium für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Wien

Legal studies at the University of Vienna Doctor of Law Legal work at courts and banks Entry into the Austrian Diplomatic Service Diplomatic Exam, afterwards employed at the Multilateral Economic Department, the Secretariat General and Cabinet of the Minister (1976) Deputy Head of the Cabinet of the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Austrian Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein with residence in Vienna Chief of Protocol
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