The Ban Ki-moon Centre empowers women and youth to live in a peaceful and prosperous world. We strive for a world based on universal respect for human rights, regardless of age, gender, identity, religion, and nationality, where sustainable development is achieved through global citizenship in shared responsibility, understanding and empathy.


Pillars of Work

Leadership and mediation are essential to peace; advocacy and participation are critical to empowerment; and education is fundamental to fostering global citizenship.


  • Supporting the Centre’s co-chairs’ leadership roles
  • Advising the Austrian Government to achieve the SDGs High-level SDG retreat
  • Breakout session at European Forum Alpbach
  • Events on best-practices of SDG Implementation (i.e. in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden)
  • Global Citizens at Work” – Empowering youth and women
    through providing mentorships for young Austrian Muslim women









Donors and Supporters

  • Republic of Korea
  • Republic of Austria
  • State of Kuwait
  • Alexander Bodini Foundation
  • GEMS Education
  • Royal DSM
  • RELX Group
  • Youngsan Group