May 2, 2015

The cp³ project has started on 1 May 2015.

May 2, 2015

Issue 5 on Parliamentary staff.

Dec 20, 2014

Special Issue on Conflict Resolution and the Political Process

Sep 26, 2014

Issue 4 on skilled worker shortage.

May 1, 2014

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Dr. Angela Meyer

Board Director
Co-Founder of IDC

Born in Vienna, Austria. PhD. in Political Science/ International Relations from IEP (Sciences Po Paris) and the University of Vienna (co-tutelle de thèse). Academic research in the field of international relations, regionalism and regionalisation, regional cooperation and regional integration, with a special focus on developing countries, esp. in (Central) Africa, and related security issues. Publications and invited speaker at international conferences on peace and security in Central Africa. Project activities on sustainable development, sustainable resource management and participatory approaches and civil society involvement; international scientific cooperation; as well as public communication and perception of new and emerging technologies. IDC projects: SUSTAINERGYNET (coordination), CAMBIODIVERSITY (coordination), AGROFOLIO, DIVERSEEDS, CISYNBIO, and CIVI.NET. e-mail



Dr. Markus Schmidt

Board Member
Co-Founder of IDC

Born in Vienna, Austria. Educational background: biomedical engineering, biology and safety research. PhD from the University of Vienna, Austria. Working area: public perception, risk communication and management of genetically modified (GM) crops, genetic erosion, genetic resources, synthetic biology and nanotechnology. Selected experience: biosafety and risk assessment of GM crops in developing countries (southern Africa, China), public risk perception study on environmental, health and social risks (Austria, China), sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, contribution to an Austrian report on the ethical legal and social aspects of nanotechnology, biosafety of synthetic biology. Personal website


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