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November 02, 2003 - November 21, 2003

From Civil Society to World Civil Society 

HSH Prince Alfred of Liechtenstein

Chairman, Advisory Board of the International Peace Foundation, Vienna

Keynote Speaker

HSH Prince Alfred of Liechtenstein is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the International Peace Foundation in Vienna. He received his Master Degree in Computer Science and Economics at the University of Vienna where he also studied political science, systems theory, cybernetics, biology, philosophy and artificial intelligence. Since 1976 Prince Alfred is Chairman, CEO and Board Member in different companies in the field of engineering, investment, trading, banking and consulting. He is also actively involved in various not-for-profit organisations, among others, as President and Co-Founder of the Vienna Academy for the Study of the Future, Chairman of the Society of Founders of the International Peace University, Board Member of Search for Common Ground, Member of the Honorary Board of the UN-Global Youth Forum, Member of the International Academy of Science and Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. He published the books 'Management by Evolution' and 'Internet, the Public and Democracy' and received the International Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award in 1990 in New York. HSH Prince Alfred is married to HSH Princess Raffaella of Liechtenstein.

Tuesday, November 11, 2003:

13:30 Public lecture 'Towards New Paradigms in Economics?' at the Social Venture Network's Asia Conference 'Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility - Living Economies in Asia' at Chulalongkorn University (Prajadhipok Building)

Info and tickets: Phone (02) 622 0955, Fax (02) 622 3228, E-mail

Wednesday, November 12, 2003:

14:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at Thammasat University, Prachan Road, Dom Bldg. 2nd Fl.: 'From civil society to world civil society'

Info and free tickets: Phone (02) 986 8555 ext. 115, and (01) 618 4422, Fax (02) 986 8553, Email and

19:30 Evening talk and dialogue at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand

Phone (02) 652 0580-1, Fax (02)652 0582, E-mail

Saturday, November 15, 2003

11:30 Keynote speech on 'Democracy and poverty elimination' at King Prajadhipok's Institute's Congress V at the United Nations Conference Center

Info and tickets: Phone (02) 527 7830-9, Fax 527 7819, E-mail