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  • No To Hate

    No To Hate

    18/06/2022

    Hate speech incites violence and undermines social cohesion and tolerance. Because fighting hate, discrimination, racism and inequality is at the core of United Nations principles and work, the Organization is working to confront hate speech at every turn. 

  • The Secretary-General: Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

    The Secretary-General: Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

    06/02/2023

    "Female genital mutilation is an abhorrent violation of fundamental human rights that causes lifelong damage to the physical and mental health of women and girls.  It is one of the most vicious manifestations of the patriarchy that permeates our world." — António Guterres

  • Ciné-ONU Vienna: The Territory
    © Alex Pritz / Amazon Land Documentary

    Ciné-ONU Vienna: The Territory

    02/02/2023

    The United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna cordially invites you to the Ciné-ONU Vienna screening of the documentary “The Territory”, followed by a panel discussion, on Monday, 13 February 2023 at Top Kino, Vienna.

  • Peace and Security
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    Peace and Security

    01/02/2023

    The United Nations was created in 1945 with one central mission: the maintenance of international peace and security.

     

  • UNODC global report on trafficking in persons: crises shift trafficking patterns and hinder victim identification
    © UNODC; Painting by Yasser Razahi

    UNODC global report on trafficking in persons: crises shift trafficking patterns and hinder victim identification

    24/01/2023

    Fewer victims of trafficking in persons are being identified even as the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises are increasing vulnerabilities to exploitation, according to the latest Global Report on Trafficking in Persons launched today by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 

     

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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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Media access to conferences and events at the UN in Vienna

INFO FOR TEACHERS

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Resources to teach students about the work and goals of the United Nations
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Are you curious about what the United Nations is doing to make a better world?

The Visitors Service offers guided tours of the UN in Vienna Monday-Friday.

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Spread the word about countering misinformation

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

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Stay informed about the current pandemic measures

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Learn more about the Sustainable Development Agenda

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Join our screenings of Ciné-ONU

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How the UN system is being reformed

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Watch our new film to see how the United Nations family in Vienna are working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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