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Globale Machtverschiebungen: Folgen für Europa und Asien

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Global power
in englischer Sprache

Chinas Hegemonialstellung nimmt verstärkt globale Dimensionen an, welche mit dem Ausbau wirtschaftlicher, militärischer, entwicklungspolitischer und diplomatischer Interessen zusammenhängen. Wie weit verdrängt diese Dynamik den Einfluss und die Stellung der USA? Welche Chancen und Risiken ergeben sich daraus für Europa und Asien und welche Relevanz spielt dabei die neue Seidenstraße?

Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna
Director General, UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna
Ambassador of the European Union to the People's Republic of China and Mongolia, Beijing
Ambassador; President, Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs, Beijing
Brussels bureau chief and TV correspondent, SRF - Swiss Radio and Television, Brussels

Dr. Karin KNEISSL

Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna

 On 18 December 2017, Dr Karin Kneissl was appointed Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria. Karin Kneissl was born in 1965 in Vienna. She studied law and Arab studies at the University of Vienna. She also studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Amman, the University of Urbino and was a Fulbright scholar at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Karin Kneissl is also a graduate of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in Paris. From 1990 to 1998 Karin Kneissl held a number of posts in the Austrian diplomatic service, including in the cabinet of then foreign minister Dr Alois Mock, in the Office of International Law and at the Austrian embassies in Paris and Madrid.
 Since 1998 Karin Kneissl has worked as an independent lecturer in the areas of international law, Middle Eastern history and the energy market at various universities, including the University of Vienna; the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna; the European Business School in the Rheingau, Germany; the International Centre for Human Sciences in Byblos, Lebanon; Saint-Joseph University in Beirut; as well as at the Austrian Armed Forces National Defence Academy, Vienna and Theresian Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt, Lower Austria. Karin Kneissl has also worked since 1998 as an independent commentator and correspondent for numerous German and English-speaking print media, as well as for the Austrian state broadcaster ORF. She has authored a large number of books and publications. Karin Kneissl is co-founder and vice president of Whistleblowing Austria as well as vice president of the Society for Politico-Strategic Studies, STRATEG. She has worked in local politics in her home community of Seibersdorf and plays an active role in numerous non-profit organisations in Austria and Lebanon. Karin Kneissl speaks various foreign languages: Arabic, English, French, Hebrew (basic), Italian, Hungarian (basic) and Spanish.

Array Yong LI

Director General, UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna

 LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), has had an extensive career as a senior economic and financial policy-maker. As Vice-Minister of Finance of the People’s Republic of China and member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank for a decade, Mr. Li was involved in setting and harmonizing fiscal, monetary and industrial policies, and in supporting sound economic growth in China. He pushed forward financial sector reform, and prompted major financial institutions to establish corporate governance, deal with toxic assets and strengthen risk management. Mr. Li gave great importance to fiscal and financial measures in favor of agricultural development and SMEs, the cornerstones for creating economic opportunities, reducing poverty and promoting gender equality. He played a key role in China’s cooperation with multilateral development organizations, such as the World Bank Group and the Asian Development Bank.

Dr.iur. Hans-Dietmar SCHWEISGUT

Ambassador of the European Union to the People's Republic of China and Mongolia, Beijing

Graduation, Law Faculty (Dr. Jur.), Innsbruck University MCL, SMU, Dallas, USA Postgraduate studies, Diplomatische Akademie Wien (Diplomatic Academy Vienna) Joins the Austrian diplomatic service Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations, New York Head of the office, State Secretary for Economic Coordination in the Austrian Federal Chancellery Secretary and later head of the office to the Federal Minister for Public Economy and Transport of Austria Economic advisor to the Austrian Federal Minister of Finance Minister at the Austrian Embassy, Tokyo Director General for Economic Integration and Customs of the Federal Ministry of Finance, responsible for economic and monetary policy, international affairs, including the International Financial Ambassador of Austria to Japan Ambassador of Austria to the People's Republic of China -2010 Permanent Representative of Austria to the European Union in Brussels
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Array Hailong WU

Ambassador; President, Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs, Beijing

Staff member, Department of International Organizations and Conferences, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Attaché and later Third Secretary, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Third Secretary, and later Second Secretary, of the Department of International Organizations and Conferences, MFA. Second Secretary, and later First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations. First Secretary, and later the Deputy Division Director, Department of International Organizations and Conferences, MFA. Counselor, Chinese Embassy in the State of Israel. Deputy Director-General, Department of International Organizations and Conferences, MFA. Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Vienna, the Permanent Representative to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Director-General, Department of International Organizations and Conferences, MFA. Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Head of the Mission of the People's Republic of China to the European Union.
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 Since 2016 President, Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs

Array Sebastian RAMSPECK

Brussels bureau chief and TV correspondent, SRF - Swiss Radio and Television, Brussels

 Sebastian Ramspeck, a Swiss national, was born in Zurich. He studied international relations at the Graduate Institute in Geneva and European law at Zurich University. He is also a graduate of the Henri Nannen School of Journalism in Hamburg. Mr Ramspeck started his professional career in the Swiss federal administration in Berne, namely in the Ministry for Economic Affairs and in the Office of the Swiss Intelligence Services Coordinator. As a journalist, Mr Ramspeck has worked for various media companies in Switzerland and abroad, i.e. for the German newsmagazine "Spiegel" as a business correspondent in Düsseldorf. Since 2014, Sebastian Ramspeck is Brussels bureau chief and TV correspondent for Switzerland’s major national broadcaster "SRF".

Politische Gespräche

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25.08.2018

11:30 - 14:30 My Europe – My Story: Geschichten über Europa erzählen Partner
15:00 - 16:30 Eröffnung Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Neue Perspektiven zur EU-Erweiterung Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Getränkeempfang Social

26.08.2018

06:30 - 07:30 POLITICO Morning Briefing Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 DER STANDARD Morning Briefing Plenary
07:00 - 10:00 Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren – Achtsamkeit in der Bildung Partner
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 06: Das Empowerment von Frauen und der Jugend: Die UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele in der Praxis Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 07: Demokratien unter Druck: Zivilgesellschaft und Populismus Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 08: Die Sustainable Development Goals implementieren: Was können Staaten voneinander lernen? Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 03: Citizens don’t bite: Erfolgreiche Beispiele politischer Partizipation aus ganz Europa – Ein Praxisworkshop Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 04: Europäische Sicherheit und die Mittelmeerregion: Eine Simulation Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 05: Eine Welt ohne Atomwaffen? Folgen des UN-Nuklearwaffenverbots Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 09: Europäische Sicherheit im Zeitalter hybrider Bedrohungen: Militärisch-zivile Kooperationen neu denken? Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 01: Wer zahlt, schafft an? Die künftige Finanzierung der EU Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 02: EU-Russland-Beziehungen: Versuch einer nüchternen Analyse Breakout
13:00 - 14:15 Souveränität in der EU: Wer entscheidet? Plenary
15:00 - 16:15 Demokratien unter Druck Plenary
16:30 - 18:30 Lessons from the Best: Was wir von den nachhaltigsten Regionen Europas lernen können Partner
16:30 - 18:30 Green Finance: Privates Kapital gegen den Klimawandel Partner
16:45 - 18:15 Subsidiarität auf dem Prüfstand Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Europa-Israel-Abendessen Social
18:15 - 19:00 POLITICO Happy Hour Social

27.08.2018

06:30 - 07:30 POLITICO Morning Briefing Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 DER STANDARD Morning Briefing Plenary
07:00 - 10:00 Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren – Achtsamkeit in der Politik Partner
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 12: Demokratie im digitalen Zeitalter schützen: Ein Praxisworkshop Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 11: Israel: Ist Demokratie ohne Frieden möglich? Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 13: Das fossile Zeitalter geht zu Ende: Globale Systeme am Scheideweg Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 16: Nachhaltigen Systemwandel vorantreiben Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 14: Reagieren Sie noch oder agieren Sie schon? Mit neuen Partnerschaften dem Klimawandel begegnen Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 17: Demokratien unter Druck: Medien und Populismus Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 10: Das Schweizer Miliz-Prinzip leben: Resilienz durch Beteiligung Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 15: Kultur und Identität: Wie viel Anpassung braucht Integration? Breakout
11:00 - 12:45 Aus Grau mach Grün! Grüne Infrastruktur als ein Weg aus der Biodiversitätskrise Partner
12:30 - 13:45 Globale Machtverschiebungen: Folgen für Europa und Asien Plenary
14:15 - 15:45 Die Europäische Union – Russland: Was tun? Plenary
16:15 - 17:15 Die Zukunft der EU: Prioritäten der österreichischen EU-Ratspräsidentschaft Plenary

28.08.2018

07:00 - 10:00 Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren – Achtsamkeit im Unternehmen Partner
07:30 - 08:30 Rechtsstaatlichkeit auf dem Prüfstand Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Biodiversität schützen und Klimawandel eindämmen Plenary