Wednesday, 01 July 2020 
I 10:00 h I Festsaal

From Victory Day to Corona Disarray:
75 years of Europe’s Collective Security and Human Rights System

International conference

Ian Banerjee
Urban Futurist, TU Wien
Mak Bajrektarecic
WU Executive Academy, Universit of Economics, Vienna
Emil Brix
Director, Vienna School of International Studies
Steve Clemons
American Blogger and Journalist; Editor-at-larte, Hill
Werner Fasslabend
President, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy
Heinz Fischer
former Austrian Federal President; Ban Ki-Moon Center
Franz Fischler
President, European Forum Alpbach
Lawrence Gimeno
Founder and CEO, Austrian College Sports League-ASCL 
Karen Harvey
CEO, Ban Ki-Moon Center
Mario Holzer
Executive Director, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies – wiiw
Donald James Johnston
former Secretary-General, OECD; former Canadian Minister of Economy
Nasser Kamel
Secretary General, Union for the Mediterrenean
Anastasia Lemberg-Lvova
Artist, Estonia
Zeno Leoni
Defence Studies, King's College, London
Manfred Nowak
Co-Founder, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights 
Lizzie O'Shea
Human Rights Lawyer UK-Australia
Anton Pelinka
Professor emeritus of Policitcal Science, University of Innsbruck and Central European Univerity, Budapest
Ernest Petrić
former President, Constitutional Court of Slovenia
Hande Saglam
Deputy Director, Department of Folk Music Research and Ethnomusicology, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna 
Margaritis Schinas
Vice-President, EU Commission
Miriam Schreinzer
Culture Manager, Regional Music Advisory Board, Vienna
Walter Schwimmer
former Secretary-General, Council of Europe
Hajat Sindi
Chief Advisor to the Islamic Development Bank President
Thomas Stelzer
Dean, International Anti-Corruption Academy, Laxenburg
Lamberto Zannier
former Secretary General, OSCE

Due to C-19 related social distancing rules, even the large Festsaal of the Diplomatische Akademie has its limits. Therefore, we kindly advice you to secure your seat on time by registering until 27 June 2020.

This event will be streamed live on, too.


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