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Essays in Honour of the United Nations

Host: International Institute for Peace ( IIP)

The Book edited by Prof. Dr.Dr.h.c. mult. Helmut Kury and Dr. Sławomir Redo to honour the 75 th anniversary of the United Nations comprises 35 contributions prefaced by H.E. Brigitte Bierlein,former Chancellor of Austria and President of the Constitutional Tribunal, and by H.E. Lech Wałęsa, Nobel Prize Laureate and former President of Poland

An Online/ZOOM virtual book launching hosted by the International Institute for Peace features 5 real-time topical statements with online discussants and Q&A



Inez Wijngaarde, Dr., Consultant, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Austria

Friedrich Forsthuber, President Regional Criminal Court, Vienna, Austria
Claudia Crawford, Head, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Office Multilateral Dialogue, Vienna, Austria

Helmut Kury, Prof., University of Freiburg, Germany, Co-Editor

Michael Platzer, Dr., Moderator, United Nations Studies Association, Vienna, Austria


Video Messages by

H.E. Gerhard Küntzle, Amb., Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany, to the Office of the UN and to other International Organizations

Claudia Crawford, Head, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Office Multilateral Dialogue, Vienna, Austria


Online pre-recorded video topical statements in reply to questions

(45 minutes):

Maria Agnes Sasitha,Dr., Head, Sociology Department, Stella Maris College, Chennai, India

Anastasia Chalkia, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, University of the Aegean, Athens, Greece

Mehrdad Rayejian Asli, Dean of Department Human Rights in the Research Centre and UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy, Tehran, Iran

Wojciech Filipkowski, Prof., and Emil W. Plywaczewski, Prof., Law Faculty, University of Białystok, Białystok, Poland

Hanming Xu, Prof., Criminal Justice School, Zhongnang University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, P.R. China

Thomas Walsh, Dr., President, Universal Peace Federation, New York, USA

Closure: Slawomir Redo, Visiting Professor of United Nations Law, Co-Editor

December 10, 2020, 3 PM-5 PM CEST


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