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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?

Vortragende

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
Office manager, correspondent, SRF - Swiss Radio and Television, Brussels Chair

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.

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

 *1951 Zams
1974 Graduation, Law Faculty (Dr. Jur.), Innsbruck University
1975 MCL, SMU, Dallas, USA
1975-1977 Postgraduate studies, Diplomatische Akademie Wien (Diplomatic Academy Vienna)
1977 Joins the Austrian diplomatic service
1979-1983 Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations, New York
1983-1984 Head of the office, State Secretary for Economic Coordination in the Austrian Federal Chancellery
1984-1986 Secretary and later head of the office to the Federal Minister for Public Economy and Transport of Austria
1986-1987 Economic advisor to the Austrian Federal Minister of Finance
1987-1991 Minister at the Austrian Embassy, Tokyo
  Institutions, European Integration, Customs and excise taxes
1991-1999 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
1999-2003 Ambassador of Austria to Japan
2003-2007 Ambassador of Austria to the People's Republic of China
2007 -2010 Permanent Representative of Austria to the European Union in Brussels
2011 -2014 Ambassador of the European Union to Japan

Politische Gespräche

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25.08.2018

13:30 - 16:30My Europe - My Story: Geschichten über Europa erzählenPartner
17:00 - 18:30EröffnungPlenary
19:00 - 20:30Neue Perspektiven zur EU-ErweiterungPlenary
21:30 - 23:30GetränkeempfangSocial

26.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
08:30 - 09:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren - Achtsamkeit in der BildungPartner
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 01: Wer zahlt, schafft an? Die künftige Finanzierung der EUBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 02: EU-Russland-Beziehungen: Versuch einer nüchternen AnalyseBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 03: Citizens don't bite: Erfolgreiche Beispiele politischer Partizipation aus ganz Europa - Ein PraxisworkshopBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 04: Europäische Sicherheit und die Mittelmeerregion: Eine SimulationBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 05: Eine Welt ohne Atomwaffen? Folgen des UN-NuklearwaffenverbotsBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 06: Das Empowerment von Frauen und der Jugend: Die UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele in der PraxisBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 07: Demokratien unter Druck: Zivilgesellschaft und PopulismusBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 08: Die Sustainable Development Goals implementieren: Was können Staaten voneinander lernen?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 09: Europäische Sicherheit im Zeitalter hybrider Bedrohungen: Militärisch-zivile Kooperationen neu denken?Breakout
15:00 - 16:15Souveränität in der EU: Wer entscheidet?Plenary
17:00 - 18:15Demokratien unter DruckPlenary
18:30 - 20:30Green Finance: Privates Kapital gegen den KlimawandelPartner
18:45 - 20:15Subsidiarität auf dem PrüfstandPlenary
20:00 - 22:00Europa-Israel-AbendessenSocial

27.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
08:30 - 09:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren - Achtsamkeit in der PolitikPartner
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 10: Das Schweizer Miliz-Prinzip leben: Resilienz durch BeteiligungBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 11: Israel: Ist Demokratie ohne Frieden möglich?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 12: Demokratie im digitalen Zeitalter schützen: Ein PraxisworkshopBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 13: Das fossile Zeitalter geht zu Ende: Globale Systeme am ScheidewegBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 14: Reagieren Sie noch oder agieren Sie schon? Mit neuen Partnerschaften dem Klimawandel begegnenBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 15: Kultur und Identität: Wie viel Anpassung braucht Integration?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 16: Nachhaltigen Systemwandel vorantreibenBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 17: Demokratien unter Druck: Medien und PopulismusBreakout
14:30 - 15:45Globale Machtverschiebungen: Folgen für Europa und AsienPlenary
16:15 - 17:45Die Europäische Union - Russland: Was tun?Plenary
18:15 - 19:15Die Zukunft der EU: Prioritäten der österreichischen EU-RatspräsidentschaftPlenary

28.08.2018

09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren - Achtsamkeit im UnternehmenPartner
09:30 - 10:30Rechtsstaatlichkeit auf dem PrüfstandPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Biodiversität schützen und Klimawandel eindämmenPlenary