I am confident that the forthcoming parliamentary elections will result in the formation of a stable governmentEU sends election monitors to Lebanon Apr 24, 2009
I urge all the political parties to engage in open and constructive dialogue in order to put in place ... a government able to tackle the economic crisisMoldova looking at non-Communist rule Jul 31, 2009
The Arab Gas Pipeline is set to be finalized by the end of the year, opening important possibilities as a new transport route for gas to the EU, particularly for the Nabucco projectOil and Gas Pipeline Watch May 13, 2008
There is a growing preoccupation and anxiety that Russia may be paving the way for recognition of AbkhaziaAnalysis: A second Kosovo in Georgia? Mar 26, 2008
We are happy and open to working closely with IraqAnalysis: EU hungry for Iraq gas and oil Feb 08, 2008
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JUDr.Benita Ferrero-Waldner (born 5 September 1948) is the European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy and an Austrian diplomat and politician. She is a member of the conservative Austrian People's Party (ÖVP).
Born in Salzburg, she took her matura exams in 1966 and then studied law, receiving a doctorate from the University of Salzburg in 1970. Until 1983 she worked in the private sector. Only in 1984 did she enter the diplomatic service. One of her most influential positions was Chef de protocole for Secretary General Boutros-Ghali at the United Nations in New York.