The “just” war: do military operations promote peace?

Track: Expert discussion


The worldwide escalation of violent conflicts is a challenge to politics and society raising the question of a “just” war. This discourse is characterized by controversies and helplessness.

Michael Bünker, Bishop of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Austria, exchanging views with leading representatives from the field of science, economy, politics and civil society.


Berivan Aslan, Member of Parliament, Die Grünen, Austria
Christina Binder
, Professor, Section for International Law and International Relations, University of Vienna
Pete Hämmerle
, International Fellowship of Reconciliation Austria
Claus J. Raidl, President, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Thomas Roithner, Peace Researcher


Markus Veinfurter, ORF Religion Radio

Co-organiser and Sponsors

Evangelische Akademie Wien and Evangelische Kirche in Österreich