Vienna Office

 

Recent Highlights

Conferences - November 03, 2014

Enhancing Women's Share in Peace and Security

“We did not want to make war safe for women; we wanted to end war for everyone,” Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury said, recalling the goal of a new resolution he introduced as president of the Security Council in the year 2000. 

 

Panel Discussions - February 24, 2015

Quantifying Peace

“Peace can and should be quantified,“ said Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace while speaking at IPI’s Vienna office on January 24. Mr. Killelea stressed the need for focusing on positive peace rather than just the absence of conflict (negative peace), and outlined ways of defining and measuring peacefulness. 

 

Conferences - February 12, 2015

Building Bridges in Georgia

On February 12th, the International Peace Institute, with the support of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, held a meeting in Belgrade to explore new approaches to improving relations between Georgia and the breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.  

 

Speaker Events - January 29, 2015

Costa: Pendulum of Power is Swinging Away from the West

In a discussion about his new book The Checkmate Pendulum: From Fiction to Reality that took place at IPI’s Vienna Office on January 29, former high-ranking UN official Antonio Maria Costa warned that “the world order as we have known it since the Second World War is changing, and the rulebook is being rewritten.”  

 

Speaker Events - January 20, 2015

Mongolian Foreign Policy Between ''Two Giants''

On January 20, Mongolia’s new Foreign Minister Purevsuren Lundeg visited the IPI Vienna office and gave an informal briefing on Mongolia’s contemporary foreign policy priorities and challenges. 

 

Speaker Events - November 25, 2014

Independent Commission on Multilateralism Launched in Vienna

The Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM) was launched officially in Vienna on November 25th. The event was held at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs and opened by Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz. 



About the Office

IPI’s Vienna office is located in the Palais Harrach in the historic center of the Austrian capital, close to diplomatic missions, the Austrian foreign ministry, and the headquarters of a number of international and non-governmental organizations.

In addition to carrying out research and providing policy advice, the Vienna office hosts roundtable meetings and high profile speakers on issues related to international peace and security.

Vienna Office address:
Freyung 3
1010 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43-1-533-8881
Email: ipi.vienna@ipinst.org

Office Directors

Andrea Pfanzelter

Senior Director, IPI Vienna
pfanzelter@ipinst.org

 

Walter Kemp

Senior Director for Europe and Central Asia
kemp@ipinst.org