500 Days of Action for Millennium Development Goals
This week marks a milestone on the journey: we are now 500 days from the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals - the most successful global anti-poverty push in history. As we approach the 2015 target date, the challenge is keep the momentum and accelerate action on hunger, access to education, improved sanitation, maternal health and gender equality. More...
The world needs more Humanitarian Heroes
On 19 August the spotlight will be firmly on humanitarians around the world. The United Nations will be profiling Humanitarian Heroes - people from all walks of life who are committed to making a difference. World Humanitarian Day commemorates all those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service: On 19 August 2003 a bomb at the UN in Baghdad killed 22 people. More...
Do you want to work for the United Nations?
Slovakia is one of the participating countries for the 2014 Young Professionals Programme (YPP) examination to be held later this year. The job families are Economic Affairs, Human Rights, Information System and Technology, Photographer, Political Affairs and Radio Producer. So if you are up to 32 years old, find out more here and do hurry as the deadlines are fast approaching - ranging from 13th-26th August depending on the job family. More...
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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.