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Speakers‘ Night

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Debate
in englischer Sprache

In diesem internationalen Redewettbewerb treten die Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten in einen Wettstreit, in dem sie mittels kurzer Ansprachen ihre rhetorischen Fähigkeiten unter Beweis stellen.

EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia, EEAS - European Union External Action Service, Brussels; former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Ireland, Dublin
Former Director General, WTO - World Trade Organization; President, Paris Peace Forum; President emeritus, Jacques Delors Institute, Paris
Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz
Founder, Future Law; Founder and Managing Director, Seinfeld Professionals, Vienna
Professor of Economics; Leader in Sustainable Development; Senior UN Advisor; Bestselling Author; Syndicated Columnist, New York
Director, Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG; fmr. Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna
General Secretary, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Eamon GILMORE

EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia, EEAS - European Union External Action Service, Brussels; former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Ireland, Dublin

 Eamon Gilmore is the European Union’s Special Representative for Human Rights, and since 2015, he has been the EU Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia. Mr Gilmore is the former Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland, and former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade (2011-2014).
 He was a member of Dáil Éireann (Irish Parliament) from 1989 until 2016, and was Leader of the Irish Labour Party (2007-2014). He served on the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2004-2007) and was Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE (2012). Prior to his election to Dáil Éireann, he worked as a trade union officer (1978-1989), and he was President of the Union of Students in Ireland (1976-1978).
 He is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Law and Government in Dublin City University and in 2017 was Visiting Practitioner Chair at the School of Public Policy, Central European University, Budapest.
 He is a graduate (Psychology) of the National University of Ireland, Galway, which has also conferred him with an Honorary Doctorate in Laws. He has received several international honours and awards for his work on Peace and his leadership on human rights issues.
 Eamon Gilmore was born in 1955, grew up on a small farm in Caltra, County Galway. He has lived in Shankill, Dublin for most of his adult life. He is married to Carol Hanney and they have one daughter and two sons.

Pascal LAMY

Former Director General, WTO - World Trade Organization; President, Paris Peace Forum; President emeritus, Jacques Delors Institute, Paris

1981-1983 Advisor, Minister of Economy and Finance, Jacques Delors, Paris
1983-1985 Deputy Head of Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy's cabinet, Paris
1985-1994 Head of Cabinet of the President of the European Commission Jacques Delors Cabinet, and his "sherpa" at the G-7/G-8, Brussels
1994-1999 Recovery of the French Bank Crédit Lyonnais, then Chief Executive Officer, Paris
1999-2004 Commissioner for Trade under the presidency of Romano Prodi, European Commission, Brussels
2005-2013 Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Geneva
since 2015 Interministerial delegate for the preparation of the French candidature for the Universal Exhibition 2025
since 2016 President of the French Committee of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC)
Chair of the European group of experts in charge of evaluating the impact of EU research funding
since 2018 Chair of the Paris Peace Forum

Kathryn LIST

Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz

Mag. Sophie MARTINETZ

Founder, Future Law; Founder and Managing Director, Seinfeld Professionals, Vienna

2000 Graduation from law, University of Vienna
2000-2002 Executive Production Assistant, diverse film productions
2002-2004 In-House Lawyer, Bertelsmann/ Fremantle Media, Berlin; London
2004-2007 Media Finance, Barclays Corporate Banking, London
2007-2008 Head of Global Referal Unit, Barclays Corporate Banking, London
2008-2011 Head of Corporate Business Services, Bawag PSK, Vienna
since 2012 Founder; Managing Director, Seinfeld Professionals, Vienna
since 2016 Founder, Future Law, Vienna

Dr. Jeffrey D. SACHS

Professor of Economics; Leader in Sustainable Development; Senior UN Advisor; Bestselling Author; Syndicated Columnist, New York

1973 Staff Assistant to the Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopolies, Judiciary Committee of the United States Senate
1974 Staff Assistant to United States Senator Phillip A. Hart
1977 Student Intern at Federal Research Board, Washington, DC
1978 Visiting Scholar, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm
1978-1980 Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Cambridge, MA
1979-1980 Research Associate, Falk Institute of Economic Research, Jerusalem, Israel, Collaboration with Michael Bruno
1981 Visiting Research Associate, London School of Economics
1982 Consultant, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC
1983 Consultant, OECD - Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and Visiting Professor, Ecole des Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
1984-2002 Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade, Harvard University (Assistant Professor, 1980-1982, Associate Professor, 1982-1983, Full Professor 1984-2002)
1984-1986 Visiting Professor, Institute of World Economics, Kiel
1986-1987 Visiting Scholar, Bank of Japan and Japan Ministry of Finance, Tokyo
1990-1992 Visiting Professor of Macroeconomic Policy, WIDER - World Institute of Development Economics,Research, United Nations University, Helsinki
1994-1996 Founder and Chair, Executive Committee, Institute of Economic Analysis, Moscow
1995-1999 Director, Harvard Institute for International Development, Cambridge, MA
1998-2002 Director, Center for International Development, Harvard University
1999-2000 Member, International Financial Institutions Advisory Commission appointed by U.S. Congress
2000-2001 Chair, Commission on Macroeconomics and Health for the World Health Organization, Geneva
2002-2006 Special Advisor to U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on Millennium Development Goals; Director, United Nations Millennium Project
2002-2016 Director, The Earth Institute and Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Colombia University, New York
2007-2016 Special Advisor to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Millenium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals
2010-2015 Member, UN Secretary General's MDG Advocacy Group
 
 Current functions:
 Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University, New York
 Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres
 University Professor, Columbia University, New York
 Director, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
 Distinguished Fellow, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
 Co-Founder and Director, Millennium Promise
 Founder and Chair, SDG USA
 Economic Advisor to governments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia
 Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA
 Member, Brookings Panel of Economists, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
 Co-Chair, Asian Economic Panel of Economists

Mag. Dr. Karl SEVELDA

Director, Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG; fmr. Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna

1968-1973 Master's degree in Economics, University of Economics,Vienna
1973-1976 Independent Research Work for the Federal Ministry for Science and Research
1980 Doctor's degree
1977-1983 Creditanstalt-Bankverein, Corporate Finance and Export Finance
1983-1985 Secretary to the Federal Minister for Trade and Industry
1985 Creditanstalt-Bankverein London and New York
1986-1989 Head of Export Finance Department, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1988-1989 Deputy Head of Corporate Finance Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1989-1993 Head of Corporate Finance Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1993-1997 Head of Multinational Corporates Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1997 Head of Corporate Banking Division (in addition to a.m. responsibility), Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1998-2010 Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG: Member of the Board of Managing Directors, in charge of Corporate Customers and Corporate, Trade and Export Finance worldwide
2010-2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG
2013-2017 Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

M.Sc. Philippe NARVAL

General Secretary, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1994-1996 Scholarship holder/Student, Lester B. Pearson United World College, Victoria
1996-1997 National Service/Gedenkdienst, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem
1997-1998 Community Service Coordinator, American International School, Cochabamba
1998-2003 BA, King's College, London
2000-2001 Exchange Year, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
2003-2004 Exhibition Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Wien
2004-2005 Programme Manager, Concordia, Chisinau
2005-2010 Programme Officer, Light for the World, Vienna
2010-2011 MSc, University of Oxford
since 2012 General Secretary, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Politische und Rechtsgespräche

Timetable einblenden

24.08.2019

17:00 - 18:45Eröffnung der Politischen GesprächePlenary
19:45 - 20:45Stabilität in ganz Europa sicherstellen: Was die EU und die OSZE beitragen könnenPlenary
20:30 - 21:00POLITICO Happy HourSocial

25.08.2019

08:00 - 09:00CANCELLED POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
08:00 - 09:00DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 13:30„EU-Rechtsupdate“: Aktuelle Fragen des UnionsrechtsBreakout
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Achtsamkeit HikeBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 01: Global denken, regional handeln: Die UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele in Europa fördernBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 02: Beim Regieren experimentieren und das Fallbeispiel Grundeinkommen in FinnlandBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 03: Demografie und DemokratieBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 04: Digitale Diplomatie vs. digitaler KolonialismusBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 05: Wie wir von der Ermächtigung junger Menschen profitierenBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 06: Lost in Translation? Wie die EU um eine gemeinsame Stimme in der Außenpolitik ringtBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 07: Extremismus, Desinformation und die Rolle neuer TechnologienBreakout
14:00 - 18:00Demokratie-BootcampBreakout
14:00 - 15:30Eröffnung der RechtsgesprächePlenary
14:00 - 16:00Freiheit und Verantwortung: Zwei Seiten einer Medaille?Partner
14:00 - 16:00Security Radar 2019: Ein Weckruf für Europa!Partner
16:00 - 17:00Nachhaltig wachsen: Afrika im AufbruchPlenary
16:00 - 17:30Weltanschauung im Gerichtssaal: Wie unbefangen sind RichterInnen?Plenary
17:30 - 18:30Was lässt sich gegen die Klimakrise tun?Plenary
18:00 - 19:30Wie frei ist die Presse? Ein Blick in einige EU-MitgliedsstaatenPlenary
19:00 - 20:00Was denkt die Welt? Ein philosophisches Gespräch über GrundsatzfragenPlenary
20:00 - 23:30EmpfangSocial
20:00 - 22:00Europa-Israel-AbendessenSocial
20:30 - 21:30Weniger Freiheit für mehr Sicherheit?Plenary

26.08.2019

08:00 - 09:00DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
08:00 - 09:00POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Achtsamkeit HikeBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 08: Emissionshandel: ein effektiver Weg zur EmissionsreduktionBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 09: Die Macht der intelligenten Maschinen: Wie wir Algorithmen zähmen könnenBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 10: Wie frei soll Handel sein? Die Entwicklung europäischer Standards für Handel und ausländische DirektinvestitionenBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 11: Den internationalen Waffenhandel regulieren: Ein WeckrufBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 12: Bedeutet mehr digitale Freiheit automatisch weniger Rechtssicherheit?Breakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 13: Neue Kriege – Neue EpidemienBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 14: Menschenrechte unter Druck: die Rolle der VolksanwältInnen und nationaler MenschenrechtsinstitutionenBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 15: Sicherheit durch Freiheit: Über den Willen zur OrdnungBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 16: Auf dem Weg zur nachhaltigen Transformation von UnternehmenBreakout
14:00 - 15:30‚Soft Power‘ oder Verteidigungsunion? Militärische Zusammenarbeit in der EUPlenary
14:00 - 15:30Das Gerangel um den Rechtsstaat: Ist die EU auf verlorenem Posten?Plenary
14:00 - 18:00LAW-ArbeitsgruppenBreakout
14:00 - 18:00Unter uns gesprochenBreakout
16:00 - 17:30Was darf man an Universitäten (noch) sagen?Plenary
16:30 - 17:45Freiheit und Sicherheit in den internationalen BeziehungenPlenary
18:15 - 19:15Wie viel Mut braucht das Recht?Plenary
20:30 - 22:00Speakers‘ NightPlenary

27.08.2019

09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Achtsamkeit HikeBreakout
09:30 - 11:00Brexit: Aufbruch ins UngewissePlenary
11:30 - 13:00Mit Komplexität umgehen: Einblicke aus den Alpbach Learning MissionsPlenary