Saturday, May 18, 2013

Haberler Conference and Other News

Yesterday, the 9th International Gottfried von Haberler Conference under the topic "Are the Poor getting poorer and the Rich getting richer?" took place in Liechtenstein's capital Vaduz and numerous members of the family were involved. The conference was organised by the European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation in corporation with the University of Liechtenstein and other national and international sponsores.

Photo: sdb / Vaterland
Among the board members of the European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation are two Liechtenstein princes, Prince Philipp and his third cousin Prince Michael. The Prince Hans-Adam II is also a member of the liberal think tank. Prince Hans-Adam II, Prince Philipp, Prince Michael as well as Prince Stefan, Liechtenstein's ambassador to Germany, were definitely among the attendants of the conference. Hereditary Prince Alois hosted a reception for all the guests at Schloss Vaduz in the evening hours to round off the day.

Pictures and more information can be found at Vaterland and Volksblatt, a video (including interviews with Prince Michael and Prince Hans-Adam II) at 1 FL TV.

Photo: ZVG / Volksblatt
Two days ago, Prince Philipp honoured long term employees of his family's LGT Bank in Liechtenstein. Together they visited the Kaiser AG, a leading manufacturer of mobile walking excavators as well as sewer cleaning and disposal vehicles and afterwards whiled away the evening in a convivial round.

Source: Vaterland, ECAEF, Volksblatt

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