At a time of major tensions and geopolitical shifts, initiatives to improve understanding, create new and better means of international cooperation and recognition of shared interests are needed more than ever before.  The organisations and individuals below recognise this need and have made substantial contributions to the Congress by providing support in hosting, advisory, financial and content development capacities.


Federal Chancellery of Austria


Carnegie Corporation of New York
Isabella Ponta and Werner Ebm
Ford Foundation
City of Vienna Cultural Department
Elbrun and Peter Kimmelman Family Foundation


American Austrian Foundation
Asia Society
Austrian Institute for International Affairs
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University
Brazzaville Foundation for International Peace
Centre for Liberal Strategies (Sofia)
Chinese People’s Association for Frienship with Foreign Countries
Council for Foreign and Defense Policy (Moscow)
Department of Contemporary History, University of Vienna
Diplomatic Academy, Vienna
East Asia Foundation (Seoul)
Federal Ministry for Europe, Intergration and Foreign Affairs, Republic of Austria
Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria (UNA-AUSTRIA)
Foreign Policy Association
FutureWorld Foundation
Global Policy Initiative, Columbia University
Herbert C Kelman Institute for Interactive Conflict Transformation
Institute for Human Sciences
International Crisis Group
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights
Munk school of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Research Center Human Rights, University of Vienna
Technology Policy and Assessment Center, Georgia Institute of Technology
Uniter Nations Academic Impact