Austria

National Coordination

Austrian Federal Chancellery

Contact details:

Roland ARBTER
Bundeskanzleramt (Austrian Federal Chancellery)
Div. IV/4 - Raumplanung und Regionalpolitik (Coordination in area planning and regional policy)
Ballhausplatz 2
A - 1014 Wien
Phone: +43 (1) 53115 - 2911
Fax: +43 (1) 53115 - 2180
Email: roland.arbter@bka.gv.at
Web address: www.bka.gv.at

Christiane Breznik
City of Vienna - MA 27
Dept. for EU-Strategy and Economic Development
Schlesinger Platz 2
1080 Vienna
phone: +43 1 4000 27060
fax: +43 1 4000 7215
email: christiane.breznik@wien.gv.at

Description:

The Federal Chancellery is responsible for coordinating general government policy, the public information activities of the Federal Government, and the Federal constitution.
The Federal Chancellery represents the Republic of Austria vis-?-vis the Constitutional Court, the Administrative Court, and international law courts.
Moreover, it has responsibility for special matters such as women and equality, sports, European policy, security policy, the civil service, bioethics, data protection, media affairs ? excluding criminal media law ? and matters pertaining to ethnic groups.
Division IV: Coordination
Division IV is responsible for:
- Preparing general government policy and ensuring consistency in the cooperation of the Federal ministries in all policy matters
- Administering the business of the Council of Ministers
- Coordinating replies to parliamentary queries
- Economic coordination within the framework of general government policy
- General issues of economic development, macro-economy, economic research and the OECD
- General matters in the context of Austria?s membership in the European Union, matters concerning the European Council
- Coordination in area planning and regional policy at the Federal and land level, structural policy
- Audit of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
- Coordination in regard of a comprehensive security policy and comprehensive national defence
- Secretariat of the National Security Council
- Conducting the business of the Bioethics Commission at the Federal Chancellery
The Federal Chancellery is also the co-ordinating control body in Austria for the transnational and network programmes under the European Territorial Co-operation objective.

Other EU Structural Funds / IPA / ENPI programmes 

CENTRAL EUROPE
ALPINE SPACE
INTERREG IVC
URBACT II
ESPON II

National contact points

Name:

Andrea Rainer Cerovská

E-mail: cerovska@oerok.gv.at

National Contact Point
bei der Österreichischen Raumordnungskonferenz (Austrian Conference on Spatial Planning)
Ballhausplatz 1
A - 1014 Wien
Austria
Tel: +43 (1) 53 53 444 - 21/16
Fax: +43 (1) 53 53 444 - 54

Useful links:
www.oerok.gv.at
www.see-eu.at