End violence against women and girls
One in three women worldwide experience violence in their lifetime. Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread violations of human rights. To raise awareness and trigger action to end this global scourge, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. More...
Universal Children's Day, 20 November
There is much to celebrate as we mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, from declining infant mortality to rising school enrolment. Yet, UNICEF says seven million Syrian and Iraqi children caught up in conflict are in need of warm clothes and other items to be able to face a harsh winter. More...
The United Nations from the inside
Taking place for the third time, this year's UN Shadowing Programme gives 81 students from 15 different universities the chance to experience first-hand a working day with a UN member of staff. From 24 October to 24 November 2014, the selected students 'shadow' security guards, interpreters, laboratory technicians, legal officers, protocol officers, communications staff and many 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.
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