Towards a world free of nuclear weapons
Artefacts exposed to the effects of the atomic blasts in Hiroshima and Nagasaki are now on display at the Vienna International Centre and can be seen as part of the guided tours of the UN in Vienna. The new exhibition "Towards a world free of nuclear weapons" a co-operation between the Government of Japan, the two cities and the UN Information Service, also enables visitors to learn more about the UN's work on disarmament.
Because climate change carries no passport
Because climate change knows no national borders, so countries must work together to tackle it, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has said. Starting on 30 November the Paris Climate Change Conference COP21 is a major milestone on the road to combatting climate change, bringing together world leaders, UN agencies, civil society and the business sector. Find out more...
"Orange the world" - End violence against Women
Violence against women and girls is not confined to any particular political or economic system, but it is prevalent in every society in the world. It cuts across boundaries of wealth, race and culture. Prevention should start early in life, by educating and working with young boys and girls promoting respectful relationships and gender equality. As stated by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: "We all have a role to play, and I urge you to play yours." 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.