Intensive Talks between VEF and Kosovo 

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During his working visit H.E. Mr. Albin Kurti, Prime Minister of Kosovo and Patron of Vienna Economic Forum, who was also to take part as a high-level guest speaker at the 18th Vienna Economic Forum - Vienna Future Dialogue 2021, held several discussions with VEF Board members and cooperation partners

With the Member of the Management Board, Parcel & Logistics, Österreichische Post AG and VEF President DI Peter Umundum, and in the presence of the CEO of Österreichische Post DI Dr. Georg Pölzl, Honorary Member of Vienna Economic Forum, in view of the increasing interest of the Österreichische Post AG in Kosovo, next steps for the cooperation were discussed. 

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At the meeting with Mag. Peter Höfinger, Board member of the Vienna Insurance Group and VEF Cooperation partner, key areas of greatest importance for the further development of the insurance market in Kosovo were discussed. 

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During the talks with the COO of Verbund AG and VEF Vice-President Dr. Achim Kaspar the focus was on various topics relating to the energy transition.  

In a concluding conversation between H.E. Prime Minister Albin Kurti and the Secretary General of Vienna Economic Forum, Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, the framework for further cooperation between Kosovo and VEF was set. Opportunities for future VEF cooperation partnerships from Kosovo were sighted and concrete plans for a VEF Pristina Meeting in the coming year 2022 were discussed. 

As a sign of the excellent cooperation between VEF and Kosovo, represented in Austria by H.E. Ambassador Lulzim Pllana, Member of the VEF Ambassadors Committee, the Secretary General of Vienna Economic Forum, Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, on behalf of the VEF Board, awarded H.E. Prime Minister Albin Kurti with the "Decoration of Honor of Vienna Economic Forum". 

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New perspectives for cooperation with the Chairman of the Board of VERBUND AG, DI Wolfgang Anzengruber 

In a very friendly atmosphere at the Headquarters of the VEF Cooperation partner Verbund AG, on 21. December 2020, the Secretary General of Vienna Economic Forum, Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva met with DI Wolfgang Anzengruber, Chairman of Board of VERBUND AG, founding member of Vienna Economic Forum and member of the VEF Honorary Committee. 

The conversation, which was focused on the scope for design of future further cooperation, allowed new perspectives to be identified.  

The VEF General Secretary presented DI Wolfgang Anzengruber with the "Decoration of Honor of Vienna Economic Forum", expressing great gratitude for his services in the successful development and realization of the joint project - Vienna Economic Forum. 

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Intensive discussions about the future in the premises of Vienna Economic Forum

The Vice President of Vienna Economic Forum Hermann ANDERL, the new Managing Director of CANON AUSTRIA and his successor as Managing Director of CANON CEE (Central Eastern Europe) Wilbert VERHEIJEN met on 13 December 2019 in the premises of Vienna Economic Forum with the Secretary General Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva to discuss future collaboration over the next few years. Ideas and possibilities for further development of the excellent cooperation were discussed in a very friendly atmosphere and the planned VEF activities in 2020 were coordinated.

 

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High Representative of the Agency for Foreign Investment and Export Promotion of Macedonia to a working visit in VEF

Secretary General Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva was pleased to welcome the two high ranking representatives of the Agency for Foreign Investment and Export Promotion of Macedonia, CEO Advisor Mr. Hristijan Josifovski and State Advisor Mr. Ivan Iliev, for a working visit in the premises of the VEF on Thursday, 13. December 2018.

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Vienna Economic Forum visits Novomatic AG

The President, DI Günther Rabensteiner and the Secretary General of Vienna Economic Forum, Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, met with the CEO of Novomatic AG Mag. Harald Neumann, Vice President of Vienna Economic Forum on 11 December 2017 at Novomatic AG in Gumpoldskirchen, Lower Austria.

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Mag. Othmar Karas speaker of Bürgerforum Europa invited to the event “Europa-Lunch”

Member of the European Parliament and speaker of Bürgerforum Europa – Mag. Othmar Karas set a new input for the regional political and economic cooperation of Vienna by the “Europa-Lunch”, which took place in the framework of Bürgerforum Europa.

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14th Traditional Gardenparty of Vienna Economic Forum on 19 June 2015

On 19 June 2015 the Board of Vienna Economic Forum together with the Ambassadors of the Member Countries invited to the 14th traditional meeting of the friends between Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea.

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Musica Humana

Charity concert for Yana Urazova

Eugeniy Chevkenov (Violine)
Dmitriy Klimenko (Piano)

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Decoration of Merit for Dr. Josef Taus

Dr. Josef Taus, founding father, first president and member of the honorary committee of Vienna Economic Forum, was handed the decoration of merit for the services rendered to Vienna Economic Forum by Secretary General Amb. Dr. Elena Kirtcheva in the premises of the Management Trust AG.

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Secretary General Dr. Elena Kirtcheva on the New Bulgarian University

Upon invitation of the Interdepartment Seminar on the New Bulgarian University, Sofia Secretary General Amb. Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, held the lecture „On regional economic cooperation and the role of business administration“. („Регионалното икономическо сътрудничество и ролята на бизнес администрацията“)

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