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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
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
Conference Room D (CB)
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
UNESCO and the Permanent Mission of Austria invite you to a panel discussion on
Access to Information and Communications Technologies and a free and independent media: effective means to contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
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
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
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
Africa and Europe fight fuel poverty togetherMore
Kurz: "Zero tolerance to female genital mutilation"More
Kurz: "Knowing our history will help us push Europe forward"More