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Keynotes

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

Speakers

European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, Brussels
EU Commissioner for consumer protection, Brussels

Dr. Benita FERRERO-WALDNER

European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, Brussels

1966-1970 University of Salzburg, study of law (Dr. Iuris)
1971-1978 Paul Kiefel, Freilassing/Germany (1971-72), Export Department; Gerns and Gahler, Freilassing/Germany, Director for Export Promotion
1978-1981 P. Kaufmann Inc., New York, Sales Director for Europe
1981-1983 Gerns and Gahler, Freilassing/Germany, Chief Management Assistant
1984 Austrian Embassy, Madrid, Spain
1984-1986 Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs Department of Economic Affairs, Department of Political Affairs, Department of Consular Affairs
1986 Austrian Embassy, Dakar, Senegal, First Secretary
1986-1987 Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Department for Development Co-operation
1987-1990 Austrian Embassy, Paris, Counsellor for Economic Affairs
1990-1993 Austrian Embassy, Paris, First Counsellor and Deputy Chief of Mission, Chargé d'Affairs a.i.
1993 Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Deputy Chief of Protocol
1994-1995 UN Chief of Protocol
1995-2000 State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
2000-2004 Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria
since 2004 European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, Brussels

Dr. Meglena KUNEVA

EU Commissioner for consumer protection, Brussels

 Education:
1981 Sofia University; M.A. - Jurist
1984 Sofia University; Ph.D. - Environmental Law
1995 Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA; Foreign School, diploma
 Professional Experience:
1999-2000 Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA; Law School, diploma
1987-1989 Assistant Professor, Sofia University
1988-1990 Editor, Bulgarian National Broadcasting
1992-1994 Professor, Free University of Bourgas
1993 Editor, Documentary film pleading against the death penalty
1994-1995 Supervisor, Agency of Privatization
1995 Member of the Bulgarian Delegation, UN Forth Session, Commission of Sustainable Development
1991-2001 Senior Legal Adviser, Council of Ministers
2001 Member of Parliament
2001 Chief Negotiator and Deputy Minister, MFA
2002 Minister of European Affairs
2007 EU Commissioner for consumer protection

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