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Welcome to the Website of the Austrian Mission in Geneva!
The Austrian Mission in Geneva serves as the point of contact between the Austrian Government and the numerous international organisations that have their seat in Geneva. Accordingly, this website is designed to offer you information about our mission, job opportunities as well as links to Austrian governmental institutions and international organisations in Geneva.
Austrian Membership in the UN Human Rights Council
The promotion and protection of human rights are of utmost importance to Austria. Austria is committed to a comprehensive protection of human rights at national and international level.
In May 2011, Austria has been elected by the UN General Assembly as a member of the Human Rights Council for a three-year term.