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:
Vienna, 12 - 16 March 2018: The 61st session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs meets in Vienna: International control of substances according to the UN drug treaties, and the availabi...
61st CND Session 2018
Side Event: Exchange beyond borders: trilateral cooperation on Alternative Development between Thailand, Colombia and Germany, Tuesday 13 March, Vienna International Centre
The side event "Exchang...
CND Side Event
International civilian peace missions of the United Nations
The goal of international civilian peace missions is to ensure long-term security. Germany supports civilian peace initiatives by the United Nations, the OSCE and others by providing financial support and human resources.
From 29 January to 9 February 2018 the delegates of the 55th session of the Scientific-Technical Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) met in Vien...
Scientific-Technical COPUOS Subcommittee
Vienna, 24 January 2018: Helge Wendenburg from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment presides over the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) in 2018. The ha...
Vienna, December 2017: The European Union and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have signed an agreement to combat wildlife and forest crime in Central Africa:
UNODC Programme Wildlife Crime Central Africa
What we do: The German Sustainbale Development Strategy
What can we do to avoid diminishing the chances of people today and the chances of our children and grandchildren for a prosperous life? How can we preserve natural resources for us and for future generations? The new German Sustainbale Development Strategy shows our commitment to Agenda 2030. Let’s put it into action.
Government officials and organisations and stakeholders from the business, environment and technology sectors from all over the world will meet at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in November ...
The United Nations in Germany
The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues
The United Nations has inaugerated a new congress centre at its offices in Bonn. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon underscored how important the Bonn campus has become for the United Nations. And German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier also talked about Germany's special responsibility within the United Nations. Also in attendance: two UN youth delegates from Germany.
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.
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.
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.
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.
German News Service
Germany’s Energy Revolution and its European Neighbours
Germany’s energy revolution is going ahead
Climate Change and Security
Climate change is going to means changes to our environment.