On 1 July 2018, the rotating Presidency of the Council of the Union was entrusted to Austria. This is the third time that this country has fulfilled this function and this time its slogan is simple: “A Europe that protects. This will be the last full Presidency before the European
Brussels, 15 January 2018. On the occasion of the Austrian Chancellor’s European Tour in Paris and Berlin on 12 and 13 January 2018, the European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEDH) considers that the composition of the Austrian Government chaired by Christian Kurz cannot be regarded as normal
The ÖLMR expresses its concerns regarding the dreadful hosting of asylum seekers in Austria: they must live in terrible conditions, often without shelter, and expecting the validation of their application that will, in the state of things nowadays, never happen.