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Neue Ideen für eine faire Globalisierung: Krisenmanagement in einer zunehmend unberechenbaren Welt

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary
in englischer Sprache

Im Fall einer politischen oder umweltbedingten Katastrophe ist rasche und wirksame humanitäre Hilfe für die am meisten Betroffenen von essentieller Bedeutung. Wie können die EU und die Vereinten Nationen gemeinsam dazu beitragen, die wirksamste humanitäre Hilfe dort einzusetzen, wo sie am meisten gebraucht wird?

Vortragende

Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations, New York
Chief Executive Officer, IBRD - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and IDA - International Development Association, Washington; former Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission, Brussels
Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, EEAS - European External Action Service, Brussels Chair

Valerie AMOS

Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations, New York

 Valerie Amos is the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Ms. Amos brings extensive knowledge and experience to the position. She was most recently the United Kingdom s High Commissioner to Australia.
 
 She has been a long time campaigner and advocate on human rights, social justice and equality issues. She is a former Secretary of State for International Development in the British Government and was also President of the Privy Council and Leader of the House of Lords.
 
 Born in Guyana, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and a Master of Arts in cultural studies as well as honorary doctorates from eleven UK and one US University. She was awarded the order of the Volta by the Government of Ghana and has also been honoured by the Government of Benin. She was also recognised by the Smithsonian Museum for African Art for her work on the continent.

Kristalina GEORGIEVA

Chief Executive Officer, IBRD - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and IDA - International Development Association, Washington; former Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission, Brussels

1986 Ph.D. (Economic Sciences), University of National and World Economy, Sofia. Thesis: Environmental Protection Policy and Economic Growth in the USA
1977-1993 Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of National and World Economy, Sofia
1987-1988 Research Fellow, Department of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, London
1991 Visiting Professor, University of the South Pacific, Fiji; and Australian National University. Lectured on Economies in Transition
1992 Consultant, Environomics and Merser Management Consulting Inc, Environmental policy services for Central and Eastern Europe
1993-1997 Environmental Economist/Senior Environmental Economist, Environment Division, Europe and Central Asia, The World Bank Group, Washington, D.C.
1997-1998 Sector Manager, Environment, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank Group
1998-1999 Sector Director, Environment and Social Development, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank Group
2000-2004 Director, Environment Department, The World Bank Group
2004-2007 Director and Resident Representative of the Russian Federation, The World Bank Group, Moscow
2007-2008 Director, Strategy and Operations, Sustainable Development, The World Bank Group
2008-2010 Vice President and Corporate Secretary, The World Bank Group
2010-2014 European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Response, Brussels
since 2014 European Commission Vice-President in charge of Budget and Human Resources, Brussels
since 2015 Co-chair of UN Secretary General High Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing

Dr. Thomas MAYR-HARTING

Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, EEAS - European External Action Service, Brussels

1977 Diploma, Law Studies in Vienna
1977-1978 Postgraduate-Studies, College of Europe, Bruges
1978 Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague
1979 Joined the Austrian Diplomatic Service
1982-1986 Austrian Mission to the European Communities, Brussels
1986-1990 Austrian Embassy, Moscow
1991-1993 Private Office of the Austrian Foreign Minister, Vienna
1993-1995 Deputy Head of Cabinet of Foreign Ministers Mock and Schüssel, Vienna
1995-1999 Deputy Political Director and Director for Security Policy and Policy Planning, Austrian Foreign Ministry, Vienna
1999-2003 Ambassador of Austria to Belgium and Head of the Austrian Mission to NATO, Brussels
2002-2004 Special Representative of the Austrian Foreign Minister for the Western Balkans
2003-2004 Representative of the Chancellor in the Reform Commission of the Federal Army, Vienna
2003-2008 Political Director (Director General for Political Affairs) of the Austrian Foreign Ministry, Vienna
2008-2011 Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations, New York
2009-2010 Also represented Austria on the United Nations Security Council, New York
2011 Vice-President of the 66th General Assembly of the UN, New York
2011-2015 Ambassador, (Head of the Delegation) of the European Union to the United Nations, New York
 Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges and Natolin
 Lecturer, Diplomatic Academy, Vienna
since 2015 Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service, Brussels