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    UNIS/MA/117
    7 October 2015

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    Media Representatives are invited to attend the

    Flag-Raising Ceremony for the Holy See

    Friday, 9 October 2015, at 11:30

    The Vienna International Centre Plaza

    The flag of the Holy See is being raised at the United Nations Office at Vienna, following the adoption of a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly.

    On 10 September 2015, the General Assembly decided that the flags of non-member observer States maintaining permanent observer missions at Headquarters shall be raised at Headquarters and United Nations offices following the flags of the Members States of the Organization.

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    Media representatives who wish to attend and who are not accredited to the VIC should write to press@unvienna.org before Thursday, 8 October, 17:00.

    Photo identification will be required for entry.

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    For more information please contact:

    Katharina Goetze
    Associate Public Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-4949
    Email: katharina.goetze[at]unvienna.org