Walls That Have Fallen, Walls Still to Fall
On May 16, 2014, the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University together with the Embassy of Austria hosted an all-day event commemorating the opening of the Iron Curtain on the Austrian-Hungarian border 25 years ago.
With People to People International in Kansas City, MO
From May 14-16, 2014, Mr. Sigurd Pacher served as keynote speaker for by People to People International’s (PTPI) Americas Regional Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Pacher met with Clark Plexico, CEO of PTPI, and several leaders of the organization in addition to participating in meetings with business and community leaders in Kansas City.
Launch of Washington Chapter of the University of Graz
On April 28, 2014, Austrian Ambassador Hans Peter Manz and Rector Christa Neuper together with around 35 guest celebrated the launch of a new chapter of the University of Graz in Washington, D.C. By establishing chapters the University of Graz tries to build a strong international network to be able to stay in touch with former students, alumni and friends of the University that live across the globe.