#ZeroCon24 - It's a wrap for one of the world’s largest meetings on disability inclusion at the United Nations in Vienna. Have a look at the highlights with Ghada Waly, Director-General of the UN Office at Vienna, Martin Essl, founder of Essl Foundation, and inspiring testimonies from awardees and participants.
The war in Ukraine continues to inflict immeasurable human suffering, death and destruction, putting millions at risk of serious violations and generating grave humanitarian needs.
As part of the Human Rights 75 film tour and to mark World Day of Social Justice, the February-edition of Ciné-ONU Vienna featured the documentary “My Name is Happy” on the inspirational story of young singer Mutlu Kaya who turned from a survivor of a femicide attempt to an advocate for women’s rights in Türkiye and beyond.
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
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.