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.
Lima, 2 December 2013: The 15th General Conference of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) was held in Lima, Peru from 2 to 6 December 2013. In the presence of UN Secretary-G...
UNIDO General Conference in Lima
Ambassador Konrad Max Scharinger, the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban-Treaty Organization...
75 years of nuclear fission
For the third time, more than 200 high-ranking politicians, government officials, business representatives, journalists and experts will gather in Berlin at the invitation of the Körber Foundation and...
Berlin Foreign Policy Forum
Agreement on Iranian Nuclear Programme
Geneva, 24 November 2013: The E3+3 negotiators and Iran have reached an agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme. Foreign Minister Westerwelle said this was a 'turning point'.
(Picture: dpa / picture alliance)
Anti-Corruption Conference Meets in Panama
Panama, 25 to 29 November 2013: 1500 participants gather during the fifth session of the Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption. Germany is represented by an expert delegation:
Interview of the Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control
9 November 2013: In an interview conducted by Südwest-Funk, the Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control Ambassador Rolf Nikel discussed current topics of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation which form an integral part of German security policies.
Berlin, 30 October 2013: During his visit in Berlin Mr. Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), accompanied by Ambassador Konrad Max Scharinger, me...
UNIDO Director General Li Yong in Berlin
Germany Committed to Combating Illicit Trade in Cultural Property
Illicit trade in cultural property is the third-largest form of international organised crime, behind trade in arms and drugs. The German Foreign Office has issued information on the protection of cultural property:
Kulturgüterschutz [pdf, 203.57k]
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.
13 October 2013: The Federal Foreign Office, along with the Federal Ministry of Defence, has prepared a training course for civilian inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical We...
Germany supports OPCW mission in Syria
The first Government monitoring report entitled “Energy of the future” shows that Germany’s Energiewende – the transformation of its energy system – is on course.
As part of the “Energy of the future” monitoring process, the German Government takes stock of progress made with the Energiewende each year.
Energiewende in Germany
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.