UNOV - United Nations Office at Vienna

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The United Nations Office at Vienna is responsible for the administration of those Vienna-based UN institutions that are not - like i.a. UNIDO - independent organizations. These UN institutions are:


UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA)

UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Commission meetings of these UN bodies take place annually. Germany is a member of the following commissions:

- Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)
- Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)
- Commission on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)
- Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Contact UNOV:
Director General: Mr. Antonio Maria COSTA
Address: Wagramer Strasse 5, 1220 Vienna, Austria
Postal address: UNOV, P.O. Box 500, A-1400 Vienna, Austria
tel. (+43-1) 26060-0
fax (+43-1) 263 33 89

Contact UNIS:
As part of UNOV, the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) is responsible for providing information on the UN Office at Vienna and its headquarters, the Vienna International Centre (VIC). Guided tours are offered on working days at 11.00 and 14.00 hours, additional tours by arrangement.

tel. (+43-1) 26060-4193

UNOV in the World Wide Web:

Germany's global commitments

Brochure Germany in the United Nations

Federal Foreign Office


Ever since joining the United Nations in 1973, Germany has demonstrated a continuously growing commitment to the UN system. This booklet highlights the German contribution to the work of the world organization in all its aspects.