Conferences // 2007


14 December 2007 - Novinarski Dom in Zagreb
Book presentation of "Conflict and Renewal: Europe Transformed" in presence of Wolfgang Petritsch and Stjepan Mesic, with Christophe Solioz, Hannes Swoboda, Gabriel Lansky and Helga Konrad.

9 November 2007 - International conference in Rovereto
The annual conference of the Observatory on the Balkans (Osservatorio Balcani) was dedicated to the issue of the memory of the wars. Wolfgang Petritsch took part in the session “21st Century: Memory and oblivion in Europe”.

25-27 October 2007 - Norwegian Academy of Scien and Letters in Oslo
Wolfgang Petritsch took part in a round table conference hosted by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Leading peacemakers (among them Peter Galbraith, Hans Hækkerup, Søren Jessen-Petersen, Lord Owen, Wolfgang Petritsch, General Sir Michael Rose and Thorvald Stoltenberg) discussed broad questions from the scholarly literature on peacemaking.

3 October 2007 - Book launch in Belgrade
Book presentation of "Conflict and Renewal: Europe Transformed" at the Media Center in presence of Wolfgang Petritsch, with Goran Svilanovic, Sonja Biserko, Christophe Solioz and Alexander Petritz.

7 September 2007 - Conference on the Balkans, Vienna
Book presentation and discussion in the framework of the conference “Balkan - Europäische Zukunft”. With Vladimir Gligorov, Wolfgang Petritsch and Hannes Swoboda. A public debate introduced by Christophe Solioz and moderated by Vedran Dzihic.

2 July 2007 - UNECE in Geneva
Wolfgang Petritsch participated in a United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) seminar organized at the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva on the topic of “The New Situation in South East Europe: Needs and Priorities for Economic Integration”.

5 March 2007 - Vienna
With Ružica Djindjic and Ivan Vejvoda, Wolfgang Petritsch participated at the public debate “No Magic Wand: On the Way to Properity and Stability in Serbia” organised by the Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue in co-operation with the Fond dr. Zoran Djindjic

23 February 2007 - European Human Rights Prize for 2006 in Strasbourg
Wolfgang Petritsch has been awarded the European Human Rights Prize for 2006 by Pro Europa European Cultural Foundation. This prestigious award was presented to Petritsch by the Basel-based European Cultural Foundation Pro Europa, which operates under the patronage of the President of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament. The prize was presented at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

8-9 February 2007 - Vienna
Wolfgang Petritsch participated to the experts seminar organized jointly by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, the OSCE Conflict Prevention Center and the Renner Institut on “Die Rolle der Internationalen Gemeinschaft und die Zukunft von Bosnien und Herzegowina”.