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Michael Linhart

From BACID
First name Michael
Last name Linhart
Twitter @LinhartBMEIA
Organisation Austrian Ministry of European Integration and Foreign Affairs
Website https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/
Country Austria
Session Welcome Session
Presentation Title The Berlin process as driver for EU accession and Good Governance
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Michael Linhart

born on 31st August 1958 in Ankara

1976 Graduation in the Jesuit High School "Stella Matutina" in Feldkirch, Vorarlberg

1976 – 1977 Service in the Austrian Federal Army; Officer of reserve

1977 – 1985 Law Studies, Graduation to Doctor of Laws and Judicial year

January 1986 Entry into service at the Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs (BMaA)

1986 – 1988 Service at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in different directorates (OSCE, Consular Affairs, Multilateral Economic Affairs), as well as at the Austrian Embassy in Addis Abeba

1988 – 1992 Deputy Head of Mission at the Austrian Embassy in Damascus

1992 – 1995 Deputy Head of Mission at the Austrian Embassy in Zagreb

1995 – 2000 Deputy Chief of Cabinet of the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Wolfgang Schüssel

2000 – 2000 Cabinet of the Federal Chancellor, Foreign Affairs Advisor to Chancellor W. Schüssel

2000 – 2003 Austrian Ambassador to Syria

2003 – 2007 Director General of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the operational unit of the Austrian Development Cooperation

2007 – 2012 Austrian Ambassador to Greece

2012 - 2013 Director General, Department for Development Cooperation at the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs

Aug to Nov 2013 Deputy Secretary General at the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs

since 1st December 2013 Secretary General at the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs


married to Silvia Linhart, born Vlasich, (High School Professor), 3 children: Johannes, Anna, Agnes


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