EPP Women Congress and General Board in Vienna 18 & 19 October

EPP WOMEN CONGRESS “Female Visions for a better Europe” took place on Friday 18 October 2019 in Austria. The EPP Women President Doris Pack and Juliane Bogner-Strauss welcomed the participants in the Parliament Hofburg in Vienna. The inspirational keynote speech delivered by the First Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness pointed out daily but also more global challenges faced by women on all levels. The members of the roundtable discussion further seeked solutions to these challenges and expressed their perspectives on the current global issues: 

Juliane BOGNER-STRAUSS, Former Chancellery Minister for Women, Families and Youth of Austria

Mairead McGUINNESS, First Vice-President of the European Parliament, MEP Fine Gael Ireland

Dubravka ŠUICA, EU Commissioner-designate, EPPW Vice-President, former Vice-Chair EPP Group, MEP HDZ Croatia

Mariya GABRIEL, EU Commissioner-designate, EPPW Vice-President, former EC for Digital Economy and Society, Bulgaria

Maria RAUCH-KALLAT, Former Austrian Federal Minister with more than 25 years experience in politics

Karoline EDTSTADLER, MEP ÖVP and former State Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Austria

Ines PRAINSACK-WARD, Head of Policy and Strategy Department in the EPP, Austria


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