Helene Jarmer becomes the first Austrian Deaf Member of Parliament

15 Jun 2009

Helene JarmerThe Austrian Green Party recently won two seats at the European Parliament therefore clearing the way for Helene Jarmer to become a Member of the Parliament at Austria.

The official final result of the European Elections at Austria was presented to the public on the 15th of June in 2009, it formally confirmed that the front runner of the Green Party, Ulrike Lunaceks will take her seat at the European Parliament. The inauguration of Helene Jarmer will take place on 8th of July, which will be chaired by Barbara Prammer, the President of the Austrian Parliament.

The Board and Staff of EUD would like to congratulate Helene Jarmer's achievement on taking her seat at the Austrian Parliament and are looking forward to work with her in the future.