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...
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…
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.