“Peace, development and environmental protection are interdependent and indivisible.” (Article 25, “Rio-declaration on environment and development”, 1992)

The Austrian Institute for Environment, Peace and Development (IUFE) which was founded 1998 is based in Vienna. As a Think Tank the IUFE works alongside the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the fields of

  • climate change
  • environmental protection
  • people with disabilities in Austria and the global south
  • climate induced migration
  • economy & development
  • environment & development
  • smart cities and rural development
  • eco-social economy
  • peace-keeping
  • education for sustainable development 
  • communication for sustainable development

Considering sustainable development IUFE’s activities comprehend:

  • conferences
  • discussion panels
  • workshops
  • speeches
  • publications
  • educational journeys 
  • sustainability blog “zukunftsrezepte”
  • podcasts
  • and many more

IUFE’s target is to increase public awareness and understanding and to promote broad political and civil discussion trough high quality information. The IUFE understands itself as a platform for an evidence-based dialogue and exchange of know-how on several levels.  

To the target group of IUFE belong politicians of municipalities and the national assembly as well as representatives of civil society, media, companies, public authorities, representation of interests, science and research. 


For further information please see:

For details please contact: Director Florian Leregger

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