The Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group
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Erhard Busek

Dr. Erhard Busek is Coordinator of the South-Eastern Cooperative Initiative, Chairman of the Institute for Danube Region and Central Europe, and President of the European Forum Alpbach among other positions he holds. Busek served as Vice-Chancellor of Austria, Minister for Science and Research, Minister of Education, and Special Representative of the Austrian Government on EU-Enlargement. From January 2002 until June 2008 he was a Special Co-ordinator of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. He received his law degree from the University of Vienna.