Visit of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Austria

During his visit last week to Vienna, Austria, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Minister of Finance Gernot Blümel, and Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg to discuss various topics, including trade and investment ties with Austria, the fight against COVID 19, economic recovery after the pandemic, ...
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Grand Opening of the Austrian-American Society

  “And this is what the Austro-American Society is all about: friendship at every level of society.” In his remarks at the grand opening of the Austrian-American Society refurbished club quarters in Vienna last night, Ambassador Traina pointed out the significance of bilateral relationships on the personal level, and the important role of the AAS: “The close ...
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Ambassador Traina at the European Forum Alpbach 2019

Ambassador Traina traveled to the European Forum Alpbach this week – his second visit to the Tyrolean village. His busy schedule included meetings with Austrian government officials, politicians, business leaders, and students. The Ambassador attended several networking events, gave interviews to Austrian media, hosted a group of Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation fellows for breakfast, and ...
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Marshall Plan Video Contest Award Ceremony

On June 14, the three winners of the video contest on the occasion of “70 Years Marshall Plan in Austria” were awarded prizes by Ambassador Trevor Traina and Mag. Edeltraud Stiftinger from the Austria Wirtschaftsservice. These are the prize-winning videos: 1st prize – “70th Anniversary Marshall Plan in Austria”, submitted by students from the BRG Körösi in ...
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Marshall Plan Foundation Fellowship Awards

This year’s Marshall Plan Fellows received their certificates on June 6 at Amerika Haus, with U.S. Ambassador Trevor Traina and Dr. Wolfgang Petritsch, Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation, present. The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation supports academic exchange between students and researchers from Austria and the United States, with the goal to deepen relationships between both countries ...
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“70 Years Marshall Plan” Exhibit at WKO Steiermark

The travelling exhibit „70 Years Marshall Plan in Austria,“ which focused on the United States’ exemplary recovery program for Europe, stopped in Graz where it opened at the Economic Chamber Styria on May 3. Following words of welcome by WKO-Director Dr. Karl-Heinz Dernoschek, who mentioned how important the Marshall Plan had been for the economic ...
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“70 Years Marshall Plan” Exhibit at the Carinthian State Archive

“The Marshall Plan was second to none in promoting and securing peace and prosperity in Europe following World War Two,” said Embassy Counselor Stephen Hubler in his remarks at the opening of the Marshall Plan anniversary exhibit at the Carinthian State Archive on April 11.  Following words of welcome by State Archive Director Dr. Wilhelm ...
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“70 Years Marshall Plan” Exhibit at WKO Tirol

On March 1, the anniversary exhibit “70 Years Marshall Plan” opened at WKO Tirol. Dr. Karl Josef Ischia commended the United States for its foresightedness and generosity following the end of World War II. Mag. Barbara Traweger-Ravanelli mentioned the role of Tyrolean ERP inspector Dr. Walter Hörmann, whose daughter was also present at WKO, in ...
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Marshall Plan Poster Show at the Theresianum

On February 15, Counselor for Public Affairs Dr. Daniel Mattern visited Theresianum highschool in Vienna to open the anniversary exhibit on the history of the Marshall Plan in Austria.  This exhibit is part of a larger initiative of the U.S. Embassy during this anniversary year 2017/18.   Carried out in cooperation with Austria wirtschafts service and ...
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Video Contest – “70th Anniversary Marshall Plan in Austria”

The U.S. Embassy invites Austrian high school students (ages 14-19) to participate in our video contest. Each video entry should document the legacy of the Marshall Plan and its ongoing success in Austria, i.e. legacy funds are still supporting Austrian companies.  As part of this project, students will have the chance to interview representatives of ...
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Marshall Plan Exhibit – Austrian Ministry of Economics

The finissage of the handsome exhibit celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan that has been on display at the Austrian Ministry of Economics for the past month, provided an opportunity to review the impact of this landmark economic initiative for the benefit of European recovery following WWII.  Twelve panels outline the beginnings of ...
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70 Years Marshall Plan in Austria

On June 21, austria wirtschafts service (aws) in cooperation with the Austrian Marshal Plan Foundation commemorated “70 Years of the Marshall Plan” with an opening of a museum exhibit and release of the anniversary book “The Marshall Plan – since 1947. Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria” by Günter Bischof and Hans Petschar. The chosen location was METAStadt, a former industrial site of Elin ...
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