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Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set a new universal standard for development which aims to ensure that no one is left behind.

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  • The Zero Project Conference 2024

    The Zero Project Conference 2024

    12/02/2024

    #ZeroCon24 - one of the world’s largest gatherings for disability inclusion is taking place at the Vienna International Centre next week. Looking forward to another empowering session bringing innovators, experts and advocates together for a future without barriers. Watch the videoMore information

  • International Mother Language Day

    International Mother Language Day

    21/02/2024

    Vitajte, Mabuhay, Hoş Geldiniz, Welcome! Did you know you can take a tour of the United Nations in Vienna in Slovak, Tagalog, Turkish and more than a dozen other languages? Celebrate this year’s Mother Language Day by joining one of 14 special tours offered on 21 February 2024 in the mother tongues of UN Vienna Tour Guides. Free with discount code LANGUAGEDAY24: http://www.unvienna.org/visit

  • Next Ciné-ONU Vienna screening: My Name is Happy
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    Next Ciné-ONU Vienna screening: My Name is Happy

    15/02/2024

    As part of the Human Rights 75 Film Tour 2023-2024, the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna, in cooperation with the International Film Festival and Forum for Human Rights (FIFDH) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), invites you to the Ciné-ONU Vienna screening of the documentary “My Name Is Happy” on 19 February 2024 (6:30 p.m. Top Kino).

  • New tour guides join UN Vienna team
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    New tour guides join UN Vienna team

    08/02/2024

    Listening to a fairy tale from the booth of a UN interpreter, making fruit salad with cucumber, discharging a fire extinguisher – perhaps not what nine new Visitors Service tour guides were expecting during their induction programme at the UN in Vienna. Read more

  • Peace is United Nation’s raison d’être: Secretary-General

    Peace is United Nation’s raison d’être: Secretary-General

    07/02/2024

    Addressing the General Assembly with a list of priority areas for action in 2024, António Guterres underscored that the UN was founded on the pursuit of peace. Around the globe, “peace is the missing piece” he said, as conflicts rage, divisions grow and polarization deepens.

ABOUT THE UN INFORMATION SERVICE IN VIENNA

UNIS Vienna promotes the work of the United Nations family based in Vienna through the media, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and public outreach work.

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UNIS also offers guided tours and lectures through the Visitors Service.

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At the Vienna International Centre we celebrated the many languages and cultures of the UN family together with the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh. Watch some of the cultural performances to mark International Mother Language Day.

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More on the UN's response to the war in Ukraine

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45th anniversary of the Vienna International Centre (VIC)

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Learn more about the Sustainable Development Agenda

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How the UN system is being reformed

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Learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals