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Dr ELISABETH KEHRER JOINS INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD OF THE ROGATCHI FOUNDATION

Posted 26/3/2018

DISTINGUISHED AUSTRIAN DIPLOMAT IS A NEW MEMBER OF THE FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

 The Board of The Rogatchi Foundation is very pleased to announce the new member of the Foundation's International Advisory Board - the distinguished Austrian diplomat Dr ELISABETH KEHRER.

 

Dr Kehrer who is a renowned specialist in the international law is the one of the most distinguished European diplomats who has a global outreach. In her brilliant professional career, Dr Kehrer had represented at the Austria at the United Nations, and went on being the Austrian General Consul in Chicago. Building on her steady and important career, Dr Kehrer had been the high Austrian representative  in such different European countries as Ireland where she served as Deputy Head of the Mission , and later on as Ambassador to Malta - where she was the first ever Ambassador of Austria to Malta -  and Finland. In between her interesting and important overseas posts, Dr Kehrer had been working very hard and productively as senior  diplomat at the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs being responsible for her country's joining European Union. After her incredibly successful and meaningful five-year posting as Austrian Ambassador to Finland, Dr Kehrer is working now on very senior position at the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, leading the Department of Americas there.

 

During all her career, Dr Kehrer who is an avid reader and indisputable expert on music, had been supporting  a wide-spectrum arts activities , enriching not only a cultural exchanges between given countries, but  supporting the development of culture and education at any place and in any country where she has represented Austria.

 

Additionally to a high-level boost of cultural activities in many European countries and USA, Ambassador Kehrer has been always maintaining the highest level and keen interest towards the human rights and history.These are very honorable sides of her activities.

 

 

For all her meaningful contribution into the humanity, culture  and education, Dr Kehrer had been awarded with the HUMANIST OF THE YEAR 2017 by The Rogatchi Foundation.

Dr Elisabeth Kehrer and Inna Rogatchi during Special Commemorative Event on the 10th anniversary of the death of Simon Wiesenthal at the Austrian Embassy in Helsinki. August 2015.  (C) The Rogatchi Foundation Dr Elisabeth Kehrer and Inna Rogatchi during Special Commemorative Event on the 10th anniversary of the death of Simon Wiesenthal at the Austrian Embassy in Helsinki. August 2015. (C) The Rogatchi Foundation

 

The Rogatchi Foundation is extremely happy to welcome Ambassador Dr Kehrer, our dear Elisabeth, as a new member of our International Advisory Board. We anticipate the most fruitful cooperation with our dear friend, supportive colleague, and wonderful person, the one of the rare people who really make the difference.   

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