Austrian Decoration for Science and Art, First Class awarded to former Ambassador Dr. Wolfgang Wolte
Honouring a great friend of Europe
Vienna, 2 April 2012 – Secretary General for Foreign Affairs Dr. Johannes Kyrle presented the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art, First Class, to Dr. Wolfgang Wolte, Ambassador (retired) in a festive ceremony. “In his capacity as member of the Board and Advisory Committee of the Austrian Society for European Policy, Ambassador Wolte has contributed an essential share to the knowledge of and education focussed on Europe at Austrian schools and to the nation-wide information about Europe over the past few years”, Secretary General Dr. Kyrle said.
Ambassador (retired) Dr. Wolfgang Wolte dedicates his untiring efforts to holding lectures and presentations at schools and educational institutions throughout Austria and to speaking at information events about Europe. A European to the backbone and an EU expert of many years, he teaches the history, role and importance of European integration and informs interested people of all age groups about the challenges Europe is facing today. In the framework of the “EU und DU” travelling exhibition, in particular, he holds regular lectures and participates in panel discussions. His lectures and discussion statements are always very popular.
Federal Ministry for
European and International Affairs
Tel.: ++43 (0) 50 1150-3262, 4549, 4550
Fax: ++43 (0) 50 1159-213