Ursula Plassnik visited our Foundation on 6 May 2022. She served as Austrian Foreign Minister for four years from 2004, and before that for many years as head of the Vice-Chancellor’s and then Chancellor’s Cabinet of Wolfgang Schüssel. In 2010-11, she was of great help to the Hungarian foreign affairs leadership preparing for its first EU Presidency.
The Otto von Habsburg Foundation and the Institute for Strategic Studies of the National University of Public Service are organizing a roundtable discussion entitled Essential Europe on 10 May 2022 at Ludovika, with the participation of Jean-Dominique Giuliani, President of the Robert Schuman Foundation in Paris, and Tibor Navracsics, Member of Parliament, former Minister and EU Commissioner.
Otto von Habsburg has analysed the lessons of the historic presidential elections 20 years ago in a number of articles. His reflections still help us to understand French domestic politics today, especially with regard to the 2022 elections.