Chinese Language Day at the UN in Vienna
Did you know that you can take a guided tour of the UN headquarters in Vienna in Chinese? Join a special Chinese tour at 11, 2 or 3.30pm on Friday 20 April to celebrate #ChineseLanguageDay! No registration needed, special price EUR 5.00, one day only. Groups of 20+ can book a visit to the UN in Vienna anytime Mon-Fri on www.unvienna.org/visit
Remembering the Chernobyl Disaster
On 26 April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant released a radioactive cloud over parts of the Soviet Union, now the countries of Belarus, Ukraine and the Russian Federation. Nearly 8,400,000 people were affected. Today, more than 30 years after the explosion, the negative health, environmental and socioeconomic consequences of the nuclear fallout are still being felt. More ...
New Decade for Water
A 40 per cent shortfall in freshwater resources by 2030 coupled with a burgeoning world population according to current estimates has the world careening towards a global water crisis. Recognizing the growing challenge, the UN General Assembly launched the Water Action Decade officially the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development" on 22 March 2018, to mobilize action that will help transform how we manage water. 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.