In the presence of numerous guests of honor AEI opened its office in Zagreb. The event took place on the roof terrace in the Hoto Tower, where the office is located. The international guests included people from politics, business and the media.
During the opening speech, AEI President Mag. Gerald Ebinger emphasized the importance of the bilateral relations between Austria and Croatia. The cross-border cooperation makes it possible to implement reforms, to promote the exchange of ideas and to lay the foundations for solid partnerships. Mag. Heidrun Zanetta, Managing Director of the AEI, referred in her speech to the long-standing cooperation between Austria and Croatia, in particular to the joint project successes in the twinning sector. The AEI has been successfully active in the region for more than 15 years and aims to continue, intensify and expand its projects through its new office.