In 1973 he switched to the diplomatic service. He became press attaché in Paris and Washington, then press chief and spokesman for the foreign ministry, consul general in New York and finally Austrian ambassador to the Holy See from 2001 until his retirement .
Greinert is a Grand Officer of the Order of Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem . He is the contact person of the Catholic Action in the Austrian coordination committee for Christian-Jewish cooperation.
In addition to essays , he published the volumes of poetry Nur ein Windhauch (2009) and Into the Silence (2017).
- Biography (Löcker Verlag)
- Scheibbs personalities in portrait: Dr. Walter Greinert , Scheibbser City-Bote, spring 2011, p. 6
Austrian Ambassador to the Holy See
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian journalist, diplomat and author|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 14, 1940|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Scheibbs|