Advisory Committee on Integration

In parallel to the Expert Council for Integration, an Advisory Committee on Integration was established in October 2010, essentially along the lines of the NAP.I Steering Group; thus representatives of Federation, Federal Provinces, Associations of Local Authorities and Cities, the Social Partners and the Federation of Austrian Industry, as well as NGOs are delegated.

The Advisory Committee on Integration shall above all facilitate networking, cooperation and coordination of all stakeholders during implementation of the NAP, combining their competencies and sharing their know-how, and provide a forum for discussing the findings of the Expert Council.

The Advisory Committee on Integration is chaired by Franz Wolf, Director of the Austrian Integration Fund. The Advisory Committee shall convene twice a year at the Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.

The following institutions are represented in the Advisory Board on Integration:

  • Federal Chancellery
  • Federal Ministry for  Civil Service and Sports
  • Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs 
  • Federal Ministry for Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection
  • Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research
  • Federal Ministry for Digital, Business and Enterprise
  • Federal Ministry for Finance
  • Federal Ministry for the Interior
  • Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism
  • Federal Ministry for Defence 
  • Federal Ministry for Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice
  • Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
  • Provincial Government Burgenland
  • Provincial Government Carinthia
  • Provincial Government Lower Austria
  • Provincial Government Upper Austria
  • Provincial Government Salzburg
  • Provincial Government Styria
  • Provincial Government Tyrol
  • Provincial Government Vorarlberg
  • Municipal Department 17 (Integration and Diversity) Vienna
  • Austrian Association of Local Authorities
  • Austrian Association of Cities and Towns
  • Austrian Chamber of Labour
  • Federation of Austrian Industries
  • Austrian Chamber of Agriculture
  • Austrian Trade Union Federation
  • Austrian Economic Chambers
  • Caritas Austria
  • Diakonie Austria
  • Hilfswerk Austria
  • Austrian Red Cross
  • Volkshilfe Austria
  • Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)