First Vice-President Timmermans in Austria

Today, Monday 20 June, Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans is visiting Vienna for a series of meetings and a keynote address at the Fundamental Rights Forum. The First Vice-President met this morning with President-elect of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen and with Federal Chancellor Mr Christian Kern, who will also be joining this week’s meeting of the College of Commissioners. First Vice-President Timmermans will meet this afternoon with Austria’s Minister for the Interior Wolfgang Sobotka. He will also meet with Jewish community leaders and Muslim community leaders. This evening, he will deliver a keynote address at the opening of the Fundamental Rights Forum organised by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights. The First Vice-President’s speech, as part of the opening session, will be streamed live between 17:30 and 19:00 via this link.