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:

IAEA Laboratories, Seibersdorf

IAEA – Nuclear Applications and ReNuAL

Watch eight IAEA laboratories at work and see how scientists find innovative ways to improve lives and protect the planet:

Vienna Nuclear Agreement with Iran: Implementation Day

16 January 2016 - Implementation Day: Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in response to the implementation of Iran’s obligations from the Vienna Nuclear Agreement:...

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Inklusion in Deutschland

Germany was one of the first countries to sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol on 30 March 2007, ratifying it on 24 February 2009. The objective is to allow people with disabilities to participate equally in political, social, economic and cultural life, to offer them equal opportunities in education and the world of work, and to offer all citizens the chance to play their own self determined part in a barrier free society.

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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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IAEA Special Board of Governors on 15 December in Vienna

Vienna, 15 December 2015: Germany – represented by Ambassador Friedrich Däuble - is a designated member of the Board of Governors, IAEA's policy-making body consisting of 35 nations who usually conven...

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Germany: First Helium Plasma for Nuclear Fusion Generated

Greifswald, 10 December 2015: The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) has produced the first helium plasma at the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device funded by the Federal Government, the Land Mec...

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Preparations in Vienna for the UN Special Session on the World Drug Problem

Vienna, 9 - 11 December 2015: In Vienna the preparations of the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS 2016, New York) are gathering momentum. Special events...


International Anti-Corruption Day

9 December 2015: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched a campaign to raise awareness about corruption. On the occasion ...


Germany Supports Project to Prepare for UNGASS

In April 2016 a Special Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGASS) on the world drug problem will take place in New York. Germany supports the work of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UN...

UNIDO General Conference 2015, Dr. Failer and Ambassador Däuble

16th UNIDO General Conference successfully completed

Dr. Peter Failer: “Agenda 2030 strengthens the role of UNIDO” Dr. Peter Failer, Head of the section for International Development at the Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development, an...

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500,000 EUR for the ReNuAL Project

Vienna:  26 November 2015: The Federal Republic of Germany provides the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with an extrabudgetary contribution of 500,000 EUR to be used for the ReNuAL (Renovati...


16th UNIDO General Conference Convenes in Vienna

Vienna, 30 November - 4 December November 2015: The General Conference is the main policymaking organ of UNIDO (United Nations Organization on Industrial Development); 169 Member States convene every ...

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45th Preparatory Commission of the CTBTO decides on the future work of the Organization

Vienna, 16 - 18 November 2015: The Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) at its 45th session has adopted important decisions for the Organization’s w...

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IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee and IAEA Board of Governors Convene in Vienna

Vienna, 23 to 27 November 2015: Germany – represented by Ambassador Friedrich Däuble - is a designated member of the policy-making body of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) consisting of 3...


The Energiewende moves forward: the German Government sets out the parameters for energy and climate policy over the next few years

Germany wants to increase the percentage of its electricity supply that comes from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources to between 40 and 45 percent by 2025 and then to between 55 and 60 percent by 2035. By the same token, this should enable CO2 emissions to be reduced by 40 percent by 2020.

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The UN 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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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

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” can be downloaded as an e-paper.