World Radio Day
Radio remains the medium that reaches the widest audience in the quickest possible time worldwide. 13 February marks UNESCO World Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio as a medium, to improve international cooperation between broadcasters and to encourage networks to promote access to information. This year's theme is "Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster". More...
With concerns of possible association between a surge in reported cases of Zika virus disease and of microcephaly in Latin America, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a public health emergency of international concern. These pages will help you to find out more about prevention, research and the current situation. More...
Danube Adventure: learning about the river in a playful way
The new online game DanubeAdventure.org is a fun way for children (and playful adults) to learn about the Danube River Basin through quizzes and skills games. It is being launched this week to mark the third Ministerial Meeting of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River. Click to play...
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.