Permanent Representative, Ambassador Christine Stix-Hackl
Ambassador Dr. Christine Stix-Hackl presented her credentials as Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations (Vienna), IAEA, UNIDO and CTBTO in June 2012.
During her career with the Ministry for European and International Affairs she has served in various capacities, among them:
Ambassador to Luxembourg (2007-2011); Consul-General in Zurich, Switzerland (2000); Permanent Agent of the Republic of Austria in proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union; Head of the Austrian delegation in the EU Council Working Group on the Court of Justice and chair of the Working Group during first Austrian Presidency of the European Union (1995-2000); Head of the European Union-Legal Service in the Federal Ministry (1992-2000); Expert in the Legal Service of the European Commission, Brussels (1989) and in the Office of the Legal Adviser (1987-1988).
Between 2000 and 2006 she was a Member of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
Mrs. Stix-Hackl holds a PhD in Law from Vienna University and a Diploma in European Law from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.
Academic activities: Teaching assignments, inter alia, at Vienna University, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austrian Federal Administrative Academy, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) and University of Saarbrücken (Germany). Her publications on European Union topics are numerous.