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    24 June 2020


    Media representatives are invited to a

    Special Event at the United Nations in Vienna
    to commemorate the signing of the
    Charter of the United Nations


    Friday 26 June 2020 at 2 p.m.

    at the

    Vienna International Centre or online


    Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)
    Ghada Waly

    and on behalf of the host country 
    Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs
    Alexander Schallenberg

    26   June   2020   marks   the   75th   anniversary   of   the   signing   of   the   Charter   of   the   United   Nations.   To  commemorate  this  important  anniversary,  a special event is being held at the Vienna International Centre which will streamed live here.

    The Special Event is on the margins of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs Special Event commemorating the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and it will be opened by H.E. Ambassador Mansoor Ahmad Khan, Chair of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

    All media representatives who want to attend in person at the Vienna International Centre, will need to register for the event by writing to press.vienna[at]

    More information about the event is available here

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    For further information, please contact:

    Anne Thomas
    Public Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1459-5588
    Email: anne.thomas[at]