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:
More than 20 Vienna-based diplomats, among them the Ambassadors of Austria, Nigeria, the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland and Germany, as well as journalists and staff of the CTBTO visited two moni...
Visit to IMS station in the Bavarian Forest
German presidency of the G7
Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 at the G7 summit in Brussels at the beginning of June 2014. On 7 and 8 June 2015, Germany will host the meeting of the heads of state and government. The summit will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to make progress on new topics in the international context.
Further information is available on the following websites:
On 7 October 2014 German astronaut Alex Gerst exited the International Space Station for a "space walk". Alex Gerst is the third astronaut from Germany to work in the ISS:
International Space Station ISS
Vienna, 6 to 10 October 2014: The seventh Conference of states parties to the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) will address i.a. trafficking in persons, organ smuggli...
Seibersdorf, 29 September 2014: Ambassador Konrad Max Scharinger participated with Mr. Yukiya Amano, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and other ambassadors in the grou...
Vienna, 22 to 26 September 2014: The 58th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) meets in Vienna. Germany – represented by Thorsten Herdan, Head of Department at the Feder...
IAEA General Conference
Vienna, 15 to 19 September 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...
IAEA Board of Governors
International Day against Nuclear Tests
Berlin, 29 August 2014: Along with its European partner countries, Germany is lobbying for the entry into force of the
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on the International Day against Nuclear Tests:
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...
German Contribution to UNODC
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...
Negotiations with Iran - Geneva Plan of Action
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...
Negotiations on Iran in Vienna
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...
UNIDO Forum on Strategies
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.
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 ...
57th CND Session 2014
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.
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.