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European Parliament  

Responsibilities as vice-president: 

  • Information Policy, Press and Citizens Relations including EPLOs, (with VP Barley)
  • WG on Information and Communication Policy, Chair
  • WG on ICT Innovation Strategy, Member
  • Members’ Research Service and Library (primary responsibility)
  • Replacing the President for multilateral bodies (security) including NATO, OSCE (secondary responsibility)
  • Replacing the President for EFTA countries
  • Replacing the President for World Bank and IMF (secondary responsibility)


Parliament's Bureau 
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 
Delegation for relations with the United States 


Committee on Industry, Research and Energy 
Committee on Constitutional Affairs 
Delegation for relations with Palestine 
Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 
Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly 
Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean 

Most recent activities 

Othmar KARAS  
Othmar KARAS 


  • RT @EUROCHAMBRES: EUROCHAMBRES is glad to have the executive vice-president of the @EU_Commission, @VDombrovskis and the vice-president of the @Europarl_EN, @othmar_karas to exchange views about the future of Europe and to mark the beginning of a new institutional cycle. https://t.co/UWp8HPEfqK 

    on twitter 
  • RT @TomMayerEuropa: Auch EU-Vizeparlamentspräsident ⁦@othmar_karas⁩ fuhr #Nightjet nach Brüssel: Sieht darin tolle Möglichkeit für Schüler/Studierendengruppen: „ÖBB sollte Kombiangebote inkl Hotel anbieten.“ Ausbaufähig auf 12 statt 14 Stunden Fahrtzeit https://t.co/6ZsdecRqpa 

    on twitter 
  • RT @MartinSelmayr: Gleich kommt der 1. @unsereOEBB #Nightjet Wien-Brüssel in Bxl Midi an 🇪🇺. Wir sind klimafreundlich gereist, viele EU-Abgeordnete dabei, setzen Zeichen für #EUGreenDeal. Um klimaneutral zu werden, müssen wir mehr in die Schiene investieren. @othmar_karas 👉 https://t.co/dJPNzCnS3g 

    on twitter