HOPE'87 General Assembly 2019

On 15th of October 2019, the HOPE'87 General Assembly took place at the Hofburg in Vienna's inner district.

The board members of the General Assembly of HOPE'87 elected Mr MR Mag. Feldhofer, Director of Department, Federal Chancellery of Austria as the new Chairperson of the organisation. The Secretary General, Mr Robert Ottitsch, presented an informative presentation giving a general overview of the activities of HOPE'87 in the previous 12 months. 

The conference also celebrated HOPE'87's 32 years of work with its renowned partners such as the European Union, ECHO, ADA, UN-HABITAT, UNESCO and The Aga Khan Foundation. 

During the General Assembly, the 2019 Activity Report, the financial reports and the external audits were approved by the board members. The board members highlighted the organization's high-quality work and expressed their gratitude towards all HOPE’87 staff members for their dedication and commitment.

Special recognition went to all the Country Representatives and their staff members for being the backbone of the organization as a whole. Mr. Rudolf Lenhart, Austrian General Consul (ret.), as well as country represantative and regional coordinator for Latin America of HOPE'87 and Mr Fikret Karkin, senior advisor of HOPE'87 in Bosnia-Herzegovina, a former country office, represented the international HOPE'87-staff for this special annual meeting.


HOPE’87 wishes to thank the representatives of the diplomatic corps, members of the line ministries, the Federal Chancellery and the members of distinguished internaitonal and national organisations, agencies, as well as the University of Vienna/Technical University and all guests for their valuable attendance.