Austria, the OSCE and the Asia Pacific - Effective Multilateralism in a Globalized World

More+Events ♦ Published: May 14, 2018; 13:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Foreign Ministry in the framework of its Chairmanship of the OSCE Asian Contact Group (Afghanistan, Australia, Korea, Japan and Thailand), is organizing a conference on “Effective Multilateralism in a globalized world - The case of Europe and Asia Pacific” at Palais Niederösterreich, Vienna. The conference will focus on multilateral security mechanisms in Europe and the Asia Pacific region, as well as on economic connectivity and co-operation.

The OSCE's Asian Partners for Co-operation are: Afghanistan, Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea and Thailand / Picture: © OSCE / Logo of the OSCE Asian Partners for Co-operation

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl will open the conference on 16 May 2018.

Kneissl’s keynote speech on the role of effective multilateralism in the two regions will be followed by high-level opening statements by OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger, Director General of the Office of the UN in Vienna and UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov tbc, Director General of…