Barbara Prammer 1954-2014

The Socialist International pays its deep respects to Barbara Prammer, a leading member of the Austrian Social Democratic Party, SPOe, who sadly passed away on 2 August 2014, following a serious illness. At the time of her passing, Barbara Prammer was the President of the National Council of Austria and the First Speaker of the Parliament. The Socialist International today honours her life and her many accomplishments, and remains profoundly grateful for her many contributions to the work of the Socialist International, including her role as Chair of the Socialist International Committee on Social Cohesion, Poverty and HIV/AIDS. The SI extends its heartfelt condolences to her family, her friends and her comrades in the SPOe.