Stephanie Liechtenstein

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Vienna, Austria

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Stephanie Liechtenstein

Stephanie Liechtenstein is a diplomatic correspondent and freelance journalist based in Vienna, Austria. Her articles and research are focused on multilateral diplomacy and negotiations, international organisations, foreign and security policy, the EU, the UN in Vienna as well as the International Atomic Energy Agency, East-West relations, and Austrian politics. Stephanie studied history of international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and finished her studies with a Master in Science (MSc). In February 2019, she also completed an Online Postgraduate Diploma Course at the London School of Journalism.

She has written for the Austrian daily newspapers Wiener Zeitung and Die Presse, as well as for the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, the EU Observer, the Security Times of the Munich Security Conference, the Global Observatory of the International Peace Institute, and the Centre for Security Studies at the ETH Zurich. She has also appeared as an expert on several radio programmes of the Austrian Public Broadcasting Company (ORF/Ö1), Talk Radio in the UK, and BBC Radio Foyle. 

Stephanie also regularly gives live interviews and commentary on television, including for BBC News Channel and Euronews.

Stephanie is fluent in German (mother tongue), English and French.

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Nuclear Vienna: Atoms for Peace in the Age of Trump. This article looks at the work of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the nuclear watchdog based in Vienna, and its role in verifying the Iran Nuclear Deal.


Joint Rescue Mission for the Iran Nuclear Deal in Vienna. The article looks at attempts by remaining parties to the JCPOA how it can be saved after the US withdrawal from the agreement. It also analyses the state visit by Iranian President Rohani to Austria in July 2018.


"EU bis OSZE: Österreichs aktive Rolle als Vorsitzland." Analysis for Austrian daily newspaper Die Presse about Austrian diplomacy and foreign policy in the context of the EU and the OSCE.


"Kurz's new EU Treaty - election noise or necessity?" Analysis for the EU Observer of the Austrian chancellor's suggestion to renegotiate the EU Treaty.


Analysis for the EU Observer about the Strache scandal and the upcoming elections for the European Parliament.


Live interview on Euronews/English on the Austrian government crisis and the vote of no confidence against the Austrian Chancellor in May 2019.

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