Mar 30

Maria Ślązak awarded


Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen awarded Maria Ślązak, AEA-EAL President, with the Great Order for Merits for the Republic of Austria. The Order was granted for Maria’s outstanding achievements on a field of supporting and enhancing cooperation of European Bar Associations, and in particular – the Austrian Bar Council and the Polish National Bar of Attorneys at law. The decoration took place in the residence of the Austrian Ambassador in Warsaw dr Werner Almhofer, in presence of many guests from Poland and from abroad, including former President of the Constitutional Tribunal Jerzy Stępień, Chairman of the Nobel Committee Berit Reiss-Andersen, President of the Austrian Bar dr Rupert Wolff, President of the Polish National Bar of Attorneys-at law Maciej Bobrowicz and Vice-President of the AEA-EAL Christoph von Wilcken.