New UN stamps for LGBT equality
The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) has issued six new stamps to promote the UN Free & Equal campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. The stamps designed by Sergio Baradat, celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community. It is the first time UNPA has issued stamps on this theme. You can purchase them here.
Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for 8.2 million deaths in 2012. Many cancers can be prevented by avoiding exposure to common risk factors and a significant proportion of cancers can be cured. World Cancer Day 2016-2018 will explore how everyone - as a collective or as individuals - can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer. More…
Closing the global pain divide
Three out of four people in the world have only limited or no access to pain relief, even though enough pain relief substances and raw materials are produced to fully cover global demand. A new report by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), has uncovered various obstacles. Find out 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.