Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Office of the United Nations and to other International Organizations in Vienna

Welcome to the Permanent Mission! This homepage offers information about our work and the international organizations in Vienna:

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New UNIDO Office for Investment Promotion Opened in Bonn

Bonn, 5 May 2017: The Federal Government of Germany and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) officially opened an Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) in Bonn. ...

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Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.

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Germany supports two more UNODC projects with around half a million US dollars

Vienna, 30 March 2017: German Ambassador Friedrich Däuble and Director of the Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Jean-Luc Lemahieu signed two m...

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Nuclear weapons’ ban treaty negotiations at the United Nations

New York, 27 March 2017: The UN Conference negotiates a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, including their development, production, storage, and testing, leading towards their tot...

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Ambassador Däuble and four other Governors of the IAEA visit the Japanese Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

Japan, 21 March 2017:Ambassador Däuble and four other Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) met the Japanese Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shunsuke Takei, during their curren...

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Germany supports UNODC with another 1.7 mio US dollars

Vienna, 17 March 2017: German Ambassador Friedrich Däuble and the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov signed five project agreements totaling 1.7 mi...

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German Federal Drug Commissioner Marlene Mortler at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Vienna, 13 - 17 March 2017: This year the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs is celebrating its 60th session. The German Federal Drug Commissioner, Ms Marlene Mortler, held her...

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Commission on Narcotic Drugs Meets in Vienna

Vienna, 13 - 17 March 2017: The 60th session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs meets in Vienna: Deadly opioid overdoses, Fentanyl control and alternatives to punishment and prison wit...

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Germany and UNODC Sign New Project Agreement on UNCAC Implementation

Vienna, 21 February 2017: German Ambassador Friedrich Däuble and UNODC Director of the Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs Jean-Luc Lemahieu signed a project agreement to assist the implem...

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The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20

Peace, justice, innovation, partnership - these are the things Germany wants to play in the United Nations. That is why we are standing for a seat in the United Nations Security Council 2019/20 - "an organization more important than ever," said Foreign Minister Steinmeier.

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Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

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From German capital to sustainability capital: the UN Campus in Bonn

Since 1994, when the law dividing up ministries and institutions between Bonn and Berlin was passed, it hasn't been a one-way street to Berlin. Bonn has reinvented itself as the United Nations’ base in Germany.

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Germany’s Energiewende – Good for the Environment AND Business?

We want to help shape the future – especially when it comes to climate protection. Energy production and consumption are putting an ever-increasing burden on the global climate, and urgent action is necessary. Germany’s Energiewende - the energy transition - is a radical new departure. But it’s not just about climate protection, saving energy and providing energy security. Germany also stands to gain economically.

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The Energiewende – A Mobility Rethink for the Automobile Nation

Innovative, ambitious, daring even? The Energiewende, Germany’s energy transition, is all about slowing climate change and its consequences. At the same time, this key national priority is driving change in German business and science.

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German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

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Germany’s Energy Revolution and its European Neighbours

Germany’s energy revolution is going ahead

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Climate Change and Security

Climate change is going to means changes to our environment.

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The Permanent Representative Ambassador Friedrich Däuble

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New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.