Adalbert H. LHOTA
DRAGOMANOV MEDAL OF EUROPEAN COMMUNICATIONS
Adalbert H. Lhota has received several awards and recognitions for his merits in the fields of diplomacy and economy, but also to honor his commitment to social and humanitarian causes. He was honored by the "Wirtschaftskomitee Deutschland e.V." in his capacity as the President of the "European Senate". He received the "Europakreuz in Gold" and the "Goldjupiter" for his entrepreneurial and social engagement.
Lhota holds the Merit Cross on Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Silver and Golden Cross of Merit of the Republic of Austria as well as further, national and international decorations
From the hands of Prof. Dr. Dr. Viktor Andrushchenko, President of National Pedagogical Dragomanov University in Kiev, Adalbert H. Lhota in May 2013 in Frankfurt received the Dragomanov Medal of European Communications. In his speech, Prof. Andrushchenko emphasized that Lhota has merited the award not at least because of his commitment to university education in Ukraine, but also because of his dedication to connect the various regions of Europe in his international business career.
Also at hand for awarding the medal to Lhota was Prof. Dr. Volodymyr Yevtukh, an internationally reputed expert on research on migratory matters and former Ukrainian minister for nationality issues. Dr. Lhota refered to this in this acceptance speech and stressed the long history of the links and connections between Ukraine and the Western half of the continent.