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Review of the Online Forum on “Structural Violence and Public Policy”

The online forum on “Structural Violence and Public Policy” was successfully convened on 14. June 2022. Social violence, which involves a range of different social, political and economic contexts, is a complex phenomenon. Becoming a serious public problem, it has an increasing impact on members of society, especially in the complex context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian-Ukrainian war. With “Structural Violence and Public Policy” as its topic, SINOPRESS invited the following experts including Dr. Laszlo Flamm (Hungary, historian, PhD, foreign policy expert), Dr. Anat Hochberg-Marom (Israel, geopolitical Expert), Dr. Franz Piribauer (Austria, public health expert, graduate of Harvard…


Announcement of Online Forum on “Structural Violence and Public Policy”

  We are proud to announce our next online forum on the topic of “Structural Violence and Public Policy”!     Date and Time: 14. June, 2022, 3.30pm to 5pm CET Venue: ZOOM Conference Agenda: At the backdrop of anti-terrorism, COVID- 19 pandemic and the imminent war situation in Ukraine, social violence has become a critical public health problem, creating compromised health and social suffering. It is also a complex phenomenon that involves a spectrum of behavioral and social interactions that vary across the lifespan and different social, political and economic contexts. A term first coined by Johan Galtung, “structural violence” refers…


Announcement of Online Forum on “Hungary and Its Trial of Stability”

  We are proud to announce the upcoming forum on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 on the topic of „ Hungary and Its Trial of Stability””, an event co-organized by Dr. Laszlo FLAMM and SINOPRESS. Dr. Laszlo Flamm is a Hungarian historian and foreign policy expert; SINOPRESS is an independent, non-profit and self-supportive media outlet based in Vienna dedicated to the free expression of cultural and social opinions east and west.   Venue: Zoom Conference Date: 29.03.2022 Time: 7.30pm-9pm Link: https://zoom.us/j/91545630721?pwd=VjRvN0dnQW5wdGxGOEl2YkN4TEdDZz09 Meeting ID: 915 4563 0721 Passcode: 397204   Moderator: David Kainrath, BSc, MSc   Agenda: As the 2022 parliamentary election…


Announcement of Online Forum on “Modern Warfare and Urban Security”

We are proud to announce the upcoming forum on Thursday, 17. March 2022 on the topic of „ Modern Warfare and Urban Security”, an event co-organized by URBAN FORUM and SINOPRESS. Date: 3.30-5pm, 17. March 2022   Venue: ZOOM Conference https://zoom.us/j/91443557466?pwd=RWhyN0RpRGo0VlBlenBpVmF0WlVCQT09 Meeting-ID: 914 4355 7466 Passcode: 290517   Organizers: Urban Forum SINOPRESS Moderator: MMag. Alice Schmatzberger   Agenda: In the wake of Russian military invasion of Ukraine, urban security becomes an imminent issue, especially in Europe. The complication of modern warfare with the possible cold, warm, or hybrid forms – even the use of energy weapons – requires the development…


Review of Online Forum on “Sports vs Politics”

On 3. February 2022, one day before the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, Austrian experts from sports, politics and culture gathered at the online forum co-organized by Urban Forum and SINOPRESS to discuss about the relationship between sports and politics in today’s world. The panelists include Dr. Peter Wittmann, Former State Secretary in the Federal Chancellery for Europe, Arts and Sport, Former President of the Austrian Federal Sports Organization as well as the Paralympics; Mr. Ernst Woller, Chairman of the Sports Committee of the City of Vienna for more than two decades, President of the Vienna State…


Announcement of Online Forum on “Sports vs Politics”

  We are proud to announce the upcoming forum on Thursday, 03. February 2022 on the topic of „ Sports vs Politics”, an event co-organized by URBAN FORUM and SINOPRESS. Date: 3.30-5pm, 03. February 2022   Venue: ZOOM Conference https://zoom.us/j/93704570665?pwd=S0NVYldncjdJSGlOOGxQQVJDTDFCQT09 Meeting-ID: 937 0457 0665 Passcode: 604727   Organizers: Urban Forum, SINOPRESS   Moderator: MMag. Alice Schmatzberger   Agenda: Against the polarizing backdrop of today’s geo-politics worldwide, the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics is approaching, scheduled to be held on February 4th, 2022. Originated 3000 years ago in the ancient Greece, the principles of the Games are reshaped by…


Announcement of Online Forum on “Nobel Peace Prize and Peace-Making”

We are proud to announce the upcoming forum on Friday, 17. September, 2021 on the topic of „ Nobel Peace Prize and Peace-Making””, an event co-organized by URBAN FORUM and SINOPRESS.   Time: 3.30pm – 5.00pm CET Venue: Online Conference ZOOM Link: https://zoom.us/j/93279832199?pwd=Y1IwRVM2eFR5VXJ6WG85YUZOdUxrZz09 Meeting-ID: 932 7983 2199 Passcode: 631772   Agenda: Early this year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee stated that 329 candidates have been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Among the announced individuals and organizations are NATO, Alexei Navalny, Black Lives Matter, Martin Lee and Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, etc… The question is: What is the ultimate goal…


Online Forum “Protection of Civilians amid Terrorism Prevention”

Dear Reader, After the first successful forum cooperation between SINOPRESS and URBAN FORUM in March on the topic of “Terror Attack, Security and Human Rights”, we are proud to announce our next forum on 21. April with the topic of “Protection of Civilians amid Terrorism Prevention”. The required ongoing anti-terrorist campaign worldwide is drawing more and more attention to the safety of the civilians in the conflicting countries or regions. The intricacy and delicacy amid terrorism prevention has been causing complications in protecting the rights and the safety of the innocent civilians. The COVID-19 pandemic is only adding insult to…


Announcement of the Forum on “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights, An Online Discussion”

We are proud to announce the upcoming forum on Thursday, 18. October 2022 on the topic of “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights, An Online Discussion”, an event co-organized by URBAN FORUM and SINOPRESS.   Date: 3.45pm-5.00pm, 18.October 2022 Venue: ZOOM Meeting Join Zoom Meeting https://us05web.zoom.us/j/84615400500?pwd=T090NFBNaFVPNjZ2UjVUb25lcXVldz09 Organizers: URBAN FORUM, SINOPRESS Moderation: MMag. Alice Schmatzberger/Mag. Bernhard Müller    Agenda: With Mr. Volker Türk being appointed recently as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, following approval by the General Assembly, Austria has drawn the world’s attention as a stronghold in the monitoring mechanism for human rights. According to the Vienna-based…


On “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights, an Online Dialogue” — Transcript

On 18. October, the Secretary General of Urban Forum, Mag. Bernhard Müller, held an online dialogue with the Austrian lawyer MMag. Florian Horn on the topic of “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights, an Online Dialogue”. Following is the transcript of the insightful conversation, partially joined by SINOPRESS, too. Enjoy! Müller: Dear friends, welcome to our online dialogue! It’s a pleasure for me to speak with a special guest today on the topic of “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights”! With Mr. Volker Türk being appointed recently as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, following approval by the General Assembly,…