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Erhard Busek (born March 25, 1941 in Vienna, Austria) is a politician from the Christian-conservative People's Party (ÖVP). He is a Roman Catholic. is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... “Wien” redirects here. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      A Christian () is a person who... Ths article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... The Peoples Party, Popular Party, or Populist Party, is any of several political parties claiming to speak for the people; see Populism. ... The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...


Busek was chief of the party and Vice-Chancellor of Austria in the coalition of the Social Democratic Party of Austria with the People's Party between 1991-1995 and was an important reformer of the Austrian Universities. Cooperation with South East Europe Media Organization / Organisation (SEEMO) in Vienna, Busek gives together with Oliver Vujovic, SEEMO Secretary General the annual Erhard Busek SEEMO Award. In Austrian politics, the Vice Chancellor (Vizekanzler) is a member of the federal government acting as a deputy to the Federal Chancellor. ... A coalition is an alliance among entities, during which they cooperate in joint action, each in their own self-interest. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (German: Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, or SPÖ) is one of the oldest political parties in Austria. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Hare Khrisna -/ this is the famous god to indian belief. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Oliver Vujovic, (born in October 1969) is the Secretary General of the South East European Media Organization (SEEMO) - officially written South East Europe Media Organisation, and a former journalist. ...

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Career overview

He started his professional career as legal advisor to the association of parliamentarians of the Austrian People's Party. He served in a number of administrative positions including:

  • Secretary-General of the Austrian Federation for Trade and Commerce
  • Secretary-General of the Austrian People's Party,
  • Deputy-Mayor of Vienna,
  • Minister of Science and Research,
  • Minister of Education, and, most recently,
  • Vice Chancellor.

Current positions

He is currently:

  • Visiting Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Studies at Duke University
  • Chairman of the Institute for the Danube and Central Europe
  • Chairman of the European Forum Alpbach
  • Co-Chair of the Commission on Radio and Television Policy: Central and Eastern Europe
  • Member of the Committee on Education in the European Union
  • Co-ordinator of the Southeast European Co-operative Initiative (SECI), a project created in 1996 to enhance stability in Southeastern Europe through the development of economic and environmental co-operation
  • Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe (since January 2002)
  • Rector of Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Every August since 1945 the “European Forum Alpbach“ has taken place in the Tyrolean mountain village of Alpbach. ...

Biography

Erhard Busek studied law at University. Lady Justice or Justitia is a personification of the moral force that underlies the legal system (particularly in Western art). ...


Between 1964-1972 he was a parliament secretary (German: Klubsekretär) of the ÖVP, and up to 1976 a General Secretary of its Economics department (Wirtschaftsbund). 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A parliament is a legislature, especially in those countries whose system of government is based on the Westminster system modelled after that of the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Secretary (disambiguation). ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ...


He became chair of the Viennese ÖVP in 1976 because of his "green image", and vice-mayor of Vienna from 1978 to 1987. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... “Wien” redirects here. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ...


In 1991, he succeeded Josef Riegler as the Vice-Chancellor of Austria and as the federal chair of the ÖVP. He led his party into the 1994 elections. Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... A map displaying todays federations. ... The elections to the Austrian National Council talking place in fall of 1994 were the first to follow Austrias agreement to join the EU and the EU referendum taking place in late spring of 1994. ...


After retiring in 1995, Busek has been the director of the "Institute of Danube countries" (10 states) and of the Southeast European Cooperative. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the Danube River. ... The Balkans is the historic and geographic name used to describe southeastern Europe (see the Definitions and boundaries section below). ...


He founded the Pentagonale cultural and scientific cooperative together with Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and Poland which is enlarged now to the CEI (16 countries in Central & Eastern Europe). Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ... CEI may stand for: IATA airport code for Chiang Rai International Airport Conferenza Episcopale Italiana Central European Initiative Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. ... Central Europe The Alpine Countries and the Visegrád Group (Political map, 2004) Central Europe is the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. ... Pre-1989 division between the West (grey) and Eastern Bloc (orange) superimposed on current national boundaries: Russia (dark orange), other countries of the former USSR (medium orange),members of the Warsaw pact (light orange), and other former Communist regimes not aligned with Moscow (lightest orange). ...


From 2000-2001 Busek was government commissioner of the eastern EU enlargement and since January 1st 2002, he is Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Commissioner is a designation that may be used for a variety of official positions, especially referring to a high-ranking public (administrative or police) official, or an analogous official in the private sector (e. ... Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe is an institution aimed at strengthening peace, democracy, human rights and economy in the countries of South Eastern Europe. ...


He has authored several books about Central Europe and economic issues (see the list below). Authorship redirects here. ... Central Europe The Alpine Countries and the Visegrád Group (Political map, 2004) Central Europe is the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. ... Economics (deriving from the Greek words οίκω [okos], house, and νέμω [nemo], rules hence household management) is the social science that studies the allocation of scarce resources to satisfy unlimited wants. ...


Books

  • Busek et al., 1975: Auf dem Weg zur qualitativen Marktwirtschaft.
  • Busek (editor), 1983: Mut zum aufrechten Gang.
  • E.Brix & E.Busek, 1986: Projekt Mitteleuropa (project Central Europe).
  • Rudolf Bretschneider (ed.) & E.Busek, 1994: Mensch in Wort. Reden und Aufsätze.
  • Busek, 1997: Eine Spurensicherung
  • Busek, 1999: Österreich und der Balkan.
  • E.Welzig (ed.), 1992: Erhard Busek - Ein Porträt.

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External links

  • Detailed biography
  • Busek's page at the site of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe
  • About Dr. Erhard Busek SEEMO Award for Better Understanding
Preceded by:
Josef Riegler
ÖVP Party Chairman
1991–1995
Wolfgang Schüssel
Vice Chancellor of Austria
1991–1995

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