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Welcome to the Website of the Austrian Mission in New York!
Membership in the United Nations is one of the pillars of Austria´s foreign policy. The UN is the essential forum to secure global peace and promote multilateral cooperation. With this website we want to provide you with up-to-date information on Austria’s perspective and priorities in the UN.
Federal President Heinz Fischer addresses the General Assembly’s high-level meeting on nuclear disarmament on 26 September 2013
Statement by H. E. Mr. Heinz Fischer, Federal President of the Republic of Austria, at the 68th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations more
New York, 22 March 2014 - At the occasion of World Water Day 2014, Ambassador Sajdik, along with 57 Permanent Representatives in New York, signed a letter in support of a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal on water and sanitation. more
Vice-Chancellor on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day more
Amb. Sajdik co-chairs joint ECOSOC & 2nd Commitee event on employment on 8 Nov. 2013 more
Press Statement of the Human Security Network on the occasion of the Security Council Debate on children and armed conflict, New York, 17 June 2013. more
Like-Minded Group on Targeted Sanctions Input Paper 2012. more
Safety of Journalists: Op-ed by Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger. more
Foreign Minister Kurz deplores renewed increase in the number of executions in 2013More
Foreign Minister sharply criticises death sentences in EgyptMore
Kurz: "Congratulations on the convincing electoral victory of Aleksandar Vucic"More
Kurz: "We must advocate the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersexed people worldwide"More
Kurz: "We must stop the suffering of children in armed conflicts!"More