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OECD Guidelines

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are the most comprehensive instrument for promoting responsible business conduct in international business. National Contact Points provide a mediation and conciliation platform. For further information contact: NCP-Austria@bmdw.gv.at / Iris Hammerschmid


Digitalisation, Innovation and E-Government

The core task of the newly established Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs is to further advance digitalisation and digital transformation in Austria.

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EU: Austria’s Presidency of the Council 2018

Austria will take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July 2018. It will be the third time for Austria holding the Presidency (after 1998 and 2006). While holding the Presidency, Austria is expected to accelerate legislative and political decisions.

Historic Buildings

The Ministry is also responsible for the maintenance and use of numerous significant properties of historic and touristic value.