The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set a new universal standard for development which aims to ensure that no one is left behind.
“The one-year mark of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine stands as a grim milestone — for the people of Ukraine and for the international community. That invasion is an affront to our collective conscience. It is a violation of the United Nations Charter and international law. It is having dramatic humanitarian and human rights consequences. And the impact is being felt far beyond Ukraine.” — António Guterres
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) is warning in its Annual Report 2022 that legalizing the non-medical use of cannabis, which contravenes the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, seems to result in higher consumption and a lower perception of risk, especially among young people.
"On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women and girls across all walks of life, in all corners of the world." — António Guterres
As part of the two-day event "Making the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) tangible - Conflicts over resources on land", 27 teachers from Vienna and other federal states visited the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna.
UN Vienna Tour Guides represent the linguistic and geographical diversity of the United Nations. Seven new multilingual guides joined the team this month. Their additional mother languages now allow the Visitors Service to offer guided tours of the UN in Vienna in a total of 20 languages.