Danube Salon (Europa-Forum Wachau)
Europa Forum Wachau
Promotion of the cross-border and transnational cooperation in the Danube Region has been one of the pillars of EUSDR ever since this macro-regional strategy was first implemented ten years ago.
The Danube Salon organised as an online event on 11 June 2021 to mark this anniversary offered a great opportunity to present crucial dimensions that co-shape the European future:
- regional cooperation
- youth and education.
A comprehensive overview of the initiatives and achievements undertaken was presented by key representatives and stakeholders from the region, among them:
Vidosava Enderic, Assistant Provincial Secretary for Regional Development, Inter-Regional Cooperation and Local Self-Government of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Serbia
Rudolf Schicker, Vice chairman of the board IDM, former Coordinator EU Strategy for the Danube Region, former Deputy Mayor City of Vienna
Harald Stranzl, National Coordinator EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
Stefan-Razvan Rab, National Coordinator Romania EUSDR
Verena Winiwarter, Univ.Prof. University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna and project coordinator for Danube:Future
Zdravko Kačič, Rector of the University of Maribor and President of the Danube Rectors‘ Conference, Slovenia
Katka Krejcova, International relations in the Department of Art and Culture in the Office of the Lower Austrian Government
Robert Lichtner, Coordinator Danube Strategy Point Vienna
The Salon was moderated by Sebastian Schäffer, Managing Director of the IDM.