Mr. Michael Obrovsky

Mr. Michael Obrovsky
Senior Research Fellow
m.obrovsky@oefse.at 
1090 Vienna, Sensengasse 3

Michael Obrovsky studied communication sciences and has been a researcher at ÖFSE since 1984. His work focuses on issues of Austrian and international development policy, development cooperation and development financing. He has been lecturing at the University of Vienna and at the Danube University Krems since 2011 and is a member of various committees of national and international development institutions.

Research Areas:

  • Austrian and international development policy and development cooperation
  • development finance
  • civil society and development

Resume:


Career

  • Deputy Director (since 2016)
  • Head of the Science & Research Department at ÖFSE (2010-2016)
  • Head of the Development Cooperation and Statistics Department at ÖFSE (1997-2001)
  • Senior Scientist at the ÖFSE (since 1984)
  • Development communication, awareness raising and educational work at the ÖED (Austrian Development Service) (1983-1984)
  • Freelance journalist


Expertise

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Commission for Development Studies at the OeAD (since 2012)
  • Member of the EADI-Executive Committee (2006 – 2012)
  • Member of the board of the Austrian EU-Platform  (1995 – 2005)


Teaching experience

  • Danube University Krems (since 2011)
  • Institute for International Development, University of Vienna (since 2004)
  • Institute for Political Science, University of Vienna (1994-2000)


Education

  • Studies in Communication Sciences, at the faculty of Art, History and Philosophy at the University of Vienna;
  • PhD in Communication Sciences (1983)

Current publications:

Österreichische Entwicklungspolitik 2022

A Just Post-COVID-19 World – Cooperative Policies at a Global Level

ÖFSE (Hrsg.)

Wien, January 2023 | 078-3-902906-65-6

Seit 1985 gibt die ÖFSE regelmäßig die Publikation „Österreichische Entwicklungspolitik – An ...

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Entwicklungspolitik

Handbuch Außenpolitik Österreichs pp. 391–411

Michael Obrovsky

Wien, October 2022

Österreich hat seit den 1960er-Jahren mit internationaler Entwicklungshilfe begonnen. Im Rah ...

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Policy Note 35

Globale Partnerschaft – ein Lippenbekenntnis ohne Ambitionen.

Zur Umsetzung des SDG 17 in Österreich

Michael Obrovsky

Wien, June 2020

Das Ziel 17 der nachhaltigen Entwicklungsziele (SDGs) bekräftigt die globale Partnerschaft a ...

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Briefing Paper 23

Globale Partnerschaften in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit. Mit einem Fokus auf den Bildungssektor

Margarita Langthaler / Michael Obrovsky

Wien, August 2019

Das Konzept der globalen Partnerschaft in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit kann auf eine länge ...

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