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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.
State Secretary Ms. Sonja Steßl delivered the keynote address on "From the MDGs to the SDGs- reflecting on the MDGs and transitioning the ambitious post-2015 development agenda" during the opening of the ECOSOC’s Annual Ministerial Review on July 8th 2015
(Credits: David Plakke)
St. Florianer Sängerknaben gave a concert at the Austrian Permanent Mission on the 30th of June 2015
Amb. Sajdik with Mr. Clinton at the ECOSOC Partnerships Forum on the 28th of May. Mr. Clinton delivered an inspiring speech on the role of partnerships in combating Ebola.
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) handed over the UN DPKO Training Recognition for the Austrian Comprehensive Training Course on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts to Mr. Riecken, the DPR of the Austrian Mission to the UN.