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Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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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    Zero Project Conference 2024

    26/02/2024

    #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.

    Watch the video / Photos of the opening & White Hands Chorus NIPPON.

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    Two years on – immeasurable human suffering continues in Ukraine

    24/02/2024

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

    19/02/2024

    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.

  • 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.

UNIS serves as an information centre for Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia, promoting the work of the United Nations as a whole by means of information programmes and actvities.

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

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Resources to teach students about the work and goals of the United Nations

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#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, the White Hand Chorus Nippon and inspiring testimonies from awardees and participants. Zero Project for a future without barriers.

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

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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