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


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

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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Report from the YPCS August 2011 in Vienna

YPCS LogoWe are pleased to announce the publication of the report from the Youth Cooperation and Project Seminar 2011 in August in Vienna. Students and young professionals from thirteen different countries and eleven different associations participated at this event. They discussed and developed different projects which UNYANET, which established itself at this event as well, is not carrying out with its member associations. We want to use the opportunity to thank all participants, the staff, UNIS Vienna and UNYSA Austria for their support and engagement for this seminar. It was amazing and inspiring seminar and we are looking forward to the upcoming seminar which will be organised in 2012 at the General Assembly of UNYANET. We will post more information about this as soon as they are available.

You can download the report here: Report-YPCS-Vienna 2011