NGO Committee on Peace Vienna

The geopolitical context of the Ukraine Crisis!


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“The geopolitical context of the Ukraine Crisis!”

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
Time: 15:00 hours (3:00 PM CET); Login from 14:45 hours (2:45 PM CET)
Venue: Zoom video conference – link will be sent to registered participants*


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz Gärtner

Prof. Dr. Heinz Gärtner is lecturer at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna and at the Danube University in Krems. He was academic director of the Austrian Institute for International Affairs. He has held various Fulbright Fellowships and the Austrian Chair at Stanford University. He was Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC. Among other things, he chairs the advisory board of the International Institute for Peace in Vienna and of the commission Strategy and Security of the Austrian Armed Forces. He published widely on issues of international security, transatlantic relations and the Middle East. Heinz Gärtner received the Bruno Kreisky (legendary former Austrian Chancellor) Award for most outstanding Political Books.

Recipients of this invitation, or their guests, who wish to attend the video conference, are kindly requested to register by sending an email with:
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Registration will close at 11:00 on Monday, February 21st, 2022
Registered participants will receive a link to join the meeting shortly thereafter.


CoNGO Notes: For information about CoNGO–the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations, visit For more information about how CoNGO and its substantive committees (also known as NGO Committees) work on matters related to the subject of the event on this page, visit NGO Committees. For specific information about the work of the NGO Committee on Peace in Vienna, contact its chair, Helga Kerschbaum (Pax Romana) at