Priorities

Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Learn more about how Austria serves the international community at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

2015: 70 Years UN, 60 Years Austria in the UN

Logo "60 Jahre Österreich aktiv in der UNO"

The United Nations are celebrating their 70th anniversary this year. Austria became a member of the United Nations on 14 December 1955, together with a group of several other States. Since then, Austria has been an active member of the United Nations and has contributed substantially to its work.

Austria and Peace Operations

Austria actively participates in foreign deployment and has a special emphasize on the protection of civilians in areas of armed conflicts.

Meet the Ambassador

Picture:UN Photo/Evan Schneider