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Austria’s Presidency of the Council

Austria held the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 July till 31 December 2018. This was the third time for Austria holding the Presidency (after 1998 and 2006).

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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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OECD Guidelines

The OECD Guidelines are the most comprehensive code of responsible business conduct that governments have committed to promoting. The OECD has recently launched a new Due Diligence Guidance for all sectors.

Historic Buildings

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