The Centre for Peace Research and Peace Education at the University Klagenfurt, Austria takes the official lead and is responsible for overall coordination among the partners and for fundraising activities. It furthermore closely coordinates the work with the World Tourism Organization within the framework of the Project “Tourism and Peace” that is jointly implemented at the University.
The Center is represented by Cordula Wohlmuther and Werner Wintersteiner. Ms Wohlmuther is currently on special leave from her position as the Deputy Regional Director for Europe in the World Tourism Organization, and is now the Project Coordinator of the Project Tourism and Peace at the Peace Centre in Klagenfurt, Austria. Dr. Wintersteiner is the founding Director of the Peace Centre and his main research fields are peace education, cultural dimensions of peace, literature and peace, globalization, post-colonialism, transculturality and literature.