Panel Discussions - June 28, 2013
On June 28th, the IPI Vienna Office hosted an expert roundtable on energy and security in the Caspian, Caucasus, and Central Asia. The roundtable focused on the region around the Caspian Sea, which is potentially the world’s third largest oil producing region, with reserves of more than 200 billion barrels of oil and 800 billion cubic feet of gas.
Speaker Events - June 26, 2013
“A global test for multilateralism is taking place,” Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, said at an event co-hosted by IPI’s Vienna office and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna on June 26th.
Panel Discussions - June 07, 2013
On June 7th, IPI launched a new publication entitled “The Elephant in the Room: How Can Peace Operations Deal with Organized Crime?” a policy-oriented report designed to reduce the impact of crime where UN peace operations are trying to make, keep, or build peace.
Panel Discussions - May 29, 2013
“We must focus on energy for peace, as well as energy for development,” said Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), at the first plenary meeting of the IPI energy and security task force held in Vienna on May 29th.
Conferences - May 14, 2013
On May 14-15, the IPI Vienna Seminar took place, focusing on the dangerous nexus between crime, conflict and terrorism, particularly in failing states. This 43rd session of the Vienna Seminar–which was held in the historic Marble Hall of the Austrian Ministry for European and International Affairs–was attended by over one hundred participants from around the world,
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:
1010 Vienna, Austria