One month in the United Nations Information Service in Vienna

From nuclear energy to political crises and environmental sustainability, from Accra to Yaoundé and from strategic planning to awareness raising events, the United Nations Information Service in Vienna (UNIS) is part of a global network of United Nations Information Centres. It informs the public about the UN’s work, engaging local authorities, civil society organizations, universities, students and UN visitors in its activities. It also acts as secretariat to the United Nations Communications Group (UNCG) in Vienna and promotes the UN goals by reaching out to the media, government entities, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), academia and the private sector.

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AFA Graz meets UNIS Vienna

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Photo: AFA Graz

Graz, 20/11/2013. After giving a conference about career opportunities with the United Nations, Mr. Janos Tisovszky, the Director of the United Nations Information Service in Vienna, met with AFA Graz (UNYSA Austria) members and interested students at the University of Graz. Continue reading

By the Youth, for the Youth!

Ljubljana Third General Assembly at the UNYANET Summit in Ljubljana 2013

From 19 to 23 August 2013 twenty-one representatives of eight United Nations Youth Associations and UNA Youth Sections met in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana under the motto “By the youth, for the youth!”. Their aim was to decide on future projects of the United Nations Youth Associations Network, to revise its efforts of the last year and to strengthen capacities of Youth Organizations.

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UN Youth of Finland Representatives Visiting the Finnish Embassy in Ljubljana

PHOTO: The Finnish UNYANET delegation with Ambassador Pekka Metso

PHOTO: The Finnish UNYANET delegation with Ambassador Pekka Metso

Benefitting from the opportunity offered by the location of the UNYNAET Summit 2013, the representatives of the Finnish UN youth visited the Finnish embassy in Ljubljana. Ambassador Pekka Metso was kind enough to grant a visit to the youth representatives on Thursday 22 August 2013. Continue reading

Summer School Focused on the United Nations has been a Successfully Concluded

Former President of the Republic of Slovenia, Dr. Danilo Türk addressing the youth during the summer school. Photo: UNA Slovenia YS

Between the 9th and the 13th of September 2013, the United Nations Association of Slovenia Youth Section organized a summer school on the topic of the United Nations at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana. Continue reading

Third annual UNYANET meeting completed successfully

UNYANET representatives in the European Youth Capital 2013, Maribor. Photo: UNYANET

UNYANET representatives in the European Youth Capital 2013, Maribor. Photo: UNYANET

In August 2013, representatives of United Nations Youth Associations Network (UNYANET) member organizations met in Ljubljana on third annual meeting. During the UNYANET Summit, General Assembly and capacity building workshops were held.

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UNYANET Summit 2013 met with the Slovenian president Mr. Borut Pahor

UNYANET Summit 2013 met with the Slovenian President Mr. Borut Pahor

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr. Borut Pahor (right), with the President of the UNA Slovenia Youth Section, Ms. Adriana Aralica. Photo: UNA Slovenia Youth Section

President Pahor: “Youth are the most powerful driving force of social and economic development in the world”

UNYANET Summit 2013 in Ljubljana was held under honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia Mr. Borut Pahor, and during the Summit, the participants had the honor of meeting the Slovenian President (20 August 2013). In the debate, the President openly expressed his views on current international issues, consequences of the global crisis, future of the European Union and on the role of the United Nations in the world.

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Model UN Workshop Vienna 2013 – UNYANET Summary Video

The first regional Model United Nations Workshop in Vienna has come to an end. It was organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI), the United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS Vienna) and the United Nations Youth Associations Network (UNYANET).

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