News and Events: IIASA Director General and CEO

Information on selected events and activities involving the IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer.

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25 November 2019
IIASA co-hosts global science diplomacy forum

IIASA co-hosts a high-level forum bringing together science advisors to ministers of foreign affairs from across the world and other experts in the practice, theory, and discussion of science diplomacy.  More

18 October 2019
Ambassador of Vietnam visits IIASA

Le Dung, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Federal Republic of Austria and Republic of Slovenia and Permanent Representative to United Nations and other International Organizations in Vienna visited IIASA on 18 October 2019.  More

17 September 2019
IIASA at OECD conference: Averting Systemic Collapse

The OECD initiative New Approaches To Economic Challenges (NAEC) hosted a conference on the interconnections between financial, economic, environmental, and societal systems. Participants explored the latest scientific findings and policies on how stressed and strained complex systems could be placed on a sounder footing through strengthened buffers, safeguards, and systemic resilience.  More

24 July 2019
IIASA Director General and CEO visits Asia

IIASA Director General and CEO Albert van Jaarsveld will make an extended visit to Asia from 24 July - 2 August 2019.  More

17 June 2019
Public Lecture: From the Cradle of Humanity to Sustainable Future for All

On Monday 17 June 2019, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, IIASA Acting Deputy Director General and CEO gave a public lecture at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.  More

29 May 2019

The R20 AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT is now in its third year running and this year the event focuses on stepping up climate ambition. IIASA Director General Albert van Jaarsveld will participate as a panellist and IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic is part of the summit’s Advisory Board.  More

04 April 2019
Global Sustainable Development Goals in a mediatized world

IIASA leaders will participate in this international symposium that focuses on how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are communicated in the media, and how stakeholders can use the challenges and opportunities that come with it.  More

25 March 2019
NASA Associate Director for Research visits IIASA

Jack A. Kaye from the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington D.C visited IIASA on Monday 25 March 2019.  More

15 March 2019
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea visited IIASA

Shin Dong-ik, Ambassador to Austria and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in Vienna, visited IIASA on 15 March 2019.  More

28 February 2019
UK Ambassador visits IIASA

Leigh Turner, UK Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna visited IIASA on 28 February 2019.  More

14 February 2019
IIASA bridges boundaries at the AAAS Annual Meeting

IIASA Director General Albert van Jaarsveld will lead a delegation from IIASA to participate at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society.  More

29 January 2019
IIASA and the OECD strengthen their strategic partnership

A high-level delegation from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) visited IIASA for the second meeting of the IIASA-OECD taskforce focusing on systems thinking, anticipation, and resilience.  More

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Last edited: 10 April 2019


Albert van Jaarsveld

Director General Directorate - DG Department

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313