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...
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.
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.