Europe's political landscape is currently caught in a process of polarisation between French President, Emmanuel Macron, and Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban. The polarisation is going so deep that it recently even threatened to tear the German conservative sister parties CDU and CSU apart. Austria has been caught in the middle of this development and Austria's young Prime Minister, Sebastian Kurz, has proven to be a skillful negotiator between the two fronts, placing Vienna into the centre of European affairs. Since Sebastian Kurz's nomination to Foreign Minister five years ago, we, at EU40, have been supportive of an exemplary career for our network of young Members of Parliament. We are therefore delighted that we have been invited by the Young Federation […]