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GENEVA / UNHCR TRUCK DEATHS

Following the discovery yesterday (27 Aug) of the bodies of 71 people inside a truck abandoned near the Austrian border with Hungary, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) called for a crackdown on the smuggling trade and for protection for those who are seeking a new life in Europe. UNTV CH

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

VIENNA / CONCHITA WURST

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met Monday with the Austrian winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Conchita Wurst, to raise awareness of the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people. Wurst was invited to perform live at the UN headquarters in Vienna. UNIS Vienna

3 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WHO/ WORLD HEALTH REPORT 2013 ADVANCER

This year's World Health Report shows how countries, when developing a system for universal health coverage, can use research to determine what health issues should be addressed, how a system should be structured and how to measure progress according to their specific health situation. (WHO / FILE)

14 Aug 2013 | Read More »

VIENNA / HUMAN RIGHTS

Hundreds of diplomats, civil society members, academics and human rights experts have gathered in Viennafor a two-day Conference to mark 20 years since the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA) at the World Conference on Human Rights in 1993. OCHCR  

27 Jun 2013 | Read More »

CTBTO / DPRK NUCLEAR TEST

Using Atmospheric Transport Modelling (ATM), which calculates the three-dimensional travel path of airborne radioactivity, the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation's (CTBTO) radionuclide network has made a significant detection of radioactive noble gases that could be attributed to the nuclear test announced by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 12 February 2013. CTBTO

24 Apr 2013 | Read More »

CTBTO / DPRK

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation 's (CTBTO) radionuclide network has made a significant detection of radioactive noble gases that could be attributed to the test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 12 February 2013. CTBTO

23 Apr 2013 | Read More »

IAEA / BOARD OF GOVERNORS

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano today delivered a statement to the Agency’s Board of Governors, where he briefed Member States on nuclear verification issues in Iran and in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. IAEA

4 Mar 2013 | Read More »

AUSTRIA / ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells the 5th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations today inViennathat when discriminatory attitudes "are left unchallenged, racists feel empowered". UNTV

27 Feb 2013 | Read More »

VIENNA / DPRK NUCLEAR TEST

The UN’s nuclear test ban treaty organization, CTBTO will monitor for a North Korean nuclear test in case the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) acts on its latest threat. CTBTO

4 Feb 2013 | Read More »

VIENNA / WORLD CANCER DAY

On World Cancer Day (4 February), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s Director General Yukiya Amano addresses the myth that cancer affects only rich countries. In fact, seventy percent of the 10 million deaths caused by cancer each year occur in low- and middle-income countries, according to the agency. IAEA

4 Feb 2013 | Read More »

 

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