Welcoming spring and celebrating Nowruz 2018
The beginning of spring is marked by Nowruz, otherwise known as the Persian New Year. Celebrated throughout the world, particularly in the Middle East, the Balkans, the Caucasus and Asia, Nowruz is a vibrant tradition that goes back thousands of years. Some of those traditions were enjoyed on 20 March at the UN in Vienna. For pictures click here.
Fight racial discrimination and stand up for human rights
On International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination remember that all people are born free and equal in dignity and rights. And yet, racism, xenophobia and intolerance are prevalent in all societies, particularly towards women, migrants, refugees and people of African descent. More …
The United Nations in Vienna offers you a unique opportunity to get an insight into global policy making. We are the world centre for issues such as nuclear explosions, hi-tech satellites and international crime prevention and you can be a part of it.
We also offer group lectures and tours on specialized topics and for children.