Andreas Schieder (born 16 April 1969) is an Austrian politician who served as parliamentary leader of the Social Democratic Party in the National Council. He was also state secretary in the Ministry of Finance from 2008 to 2013. With his life partner Sonja Wehsely, health councilor in Vienna, he has a son who has just completed his civil service in Israel. (wina-magazin.at)
Quote from the article: 'The club principals of SPÖ and ÖVP, Andreas Schieder and Reinhold Lopatka are in Israel today at the invitation of the Israeli government. The occasion is the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Austria. The first item on Tuesday is a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, where the two club leaders are laying a wreath. On this occasion, Andreas Schieder emphasized the special responsibility of Austria: "Remembering does not mean putting an end to the story, but being aware of one's own history and learning from it for the present and the future."'
Stated in an interview: "I will travel back to Washington in October to meet economist Joseph Stiglitz and other personalities. In the National Democratic Institute (NDI). Because we are looking not only for the important issues of the global economy, such as the regulation of the financial markets, the dialogue, but for a common political platform for solutions."
He served as vice president of the International Union of Socialist Youth from 1994 to 1997, from 1997 to 1999 as President of the Young European Socialists [...]
1994 up until 1999
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