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

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Ambassador Scharinger and Executive Director Fedotov

German Contribution to the Fight Against Drugs and Crime

Vienna 6 August 2014: Ambassador Scharinger presents the voluntary unbound contribution by the Federal Foreign Office to the UNODC General Purpose Fund for the year 2014 amounting to 450,000 € to Exec...

Negotiations with Iran - Geneva Plan of Action

The Joint Plan of Action of 24 November 2013 was extended by the E3/EU+3 (France, Germany, United Kingdom, EU as well as China, Russia and the US) and Iran until 24 November 2014 (Joint Press Statemen...

Federal Minister Steinmeier, E3 negotiations in Vienna

Negotiations on Iran in Vienna

Vienna, 13 July 2014: In the framework of the negotiations between the E3/EU+3 (France, Germany, United Kingdom, EU as well as China, Russia and the US) and Iran on a comprehensive solution of the nuc...

UNIDO Forum on Strategies

UNIDO Forum on Strategies and Instruments for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development

  Vienna, 23 and 24 June 2014: At the invitation of the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Mr. Li Yong, representatives of the public and private sect...

Heavy water reactor in Arak, Iran

Negotiations with Iran

From the 2 July onwards the negotiations on a comprehensive solution of the nuclear dispute with Iran between the E3/EU+3 (France, Germany, United Kingdom, EU as well as China, Russia and the US) and ...

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Ratification of UN Convention against Corruption

The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is the only legally binding universal anti-corruption instrument. The mandatory character of many of its provisions makes it a unique tool for ...

Heavy water reactor in Arak, Iran

Next IAEA Board of Governors in Vienna, 2 to 6 June

Vienna, 2 to 6 June 2014: Germany – represented by Ambassador Konrad Max Scharinger as the German Governor – is a designated member of this 35-nation IAEA controlling and steering body, meeting every ...

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„Friends of ReNuAL“ Visit IAEA Nuclear Application Laboratories in Seibersdorf

Seibersdorf, 8 May 2014: Upon invitation of the Secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) German Ambassador Konrad Max Scharinger, Egyptian Ambassador H.E. Khaled Abdelrahman Shamaa...

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Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Vienna, 12 to 16 May 2014: The 23rd session of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will discuss, inter alia, the problems of violence against children, migrant smugg...

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53rd session of the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space completes agenda under German chair

  The Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) has ended its 53rd session in Vienna on 24 March 2014 by adopting its final report. During t...

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Germany deposits its instrument of ratification for the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) together with 16 other EU member states

  On 2 April 2014 Germany, along with 16 other EU member states, deposited its instrument of ratification for the ATT with the United Nations in New York, bringing the number of ratifications to...

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53rd session of the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space opened under German chair

The Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) opened its 53rd session in Vienna on 24 March 2014. Delegates from 76 UNCOPUOS Member States wi...

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Women in the United Nations

Vienna, March 2014: The United Nations Secretariat has produced a video, "Women of the UN Working to Make a Difference" to attract women to apply for positions at the P-5 and above levels, and for pos...

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Germany's Energiewende - the energy revolution - up close.

The goal of Germany's Energiewende, or energy tranformation, is very clear. To make energy production in Germany sustainable and act responsibly for subsequent generations. The target: by 2050, 80 percent of Germany's electricity should be from renewables. Some towns in Germany are way ahead of the game. Take Wolfhagen in the state of Hesse, where the energy revolution has already taken place.

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Commission on Narcotic Drugs Meets in Vienna

Vienna, 13 - 21 March 2014: The 57th session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs meets in Vienna: A Joint Ministerial Statement highlights the priorities of combating narcotic drugs on ...

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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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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 Konrad Max Scharinger

Ambassador Konrad Max Scharinger

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Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany is a handbook for anyone seeking reliable and up-to-date information on the Federal Republic of Germany. It provides facts and figures about the country and its people, its government system, social life, political groupings and trends, all the different sectors of industry and business, and the multi-faceted face of culture in Germany and its 16 federal states.