Special Coverage of Vienna UN Conference

The Vienna UN Conference highlighted actions and challenges linked to the Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5) and in the spirit of SDG 17. The Vienna Liaison Office of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) organized the Conference from January 10-12, 2018. It was co-ordinated by Heather Wokusch. She mentored a group of young journalists who produced a series of articles IDN-INPS is delighted to carry.

Paving the Way to Empowering Female Leaders

Bodies as Battlefields – Dangers Women Face During Conflicts

Women and Water Inseparable for Sustainable Development

Women’s Path to Leadership: Are We at a Turning point?

Ensuring Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights – A Global Challenge

Empowerment: A Collaborative Vision of SDG 5

Changing the Narrative on Violence Against Women at Home

Equal Rights to Economic Resources Vital to Gender Equality

SDG 5 aims at achieving gender equality and empower all women and girls.

SDG 17 seeks to revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

Vienna is one of the four headquarters of the United Nations, along with New York, Geneva and Nairobi. The United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) provides common services to the VIC-based organizations. These are:

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty Organisation (CTBTO)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Office of Internal Oversight Services (UNOIOS)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

United Nations Environment Programme Vienna – Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention (UNEP-ISCC)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – Vienna Office

United Nations Information Service (UNIS)

United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) – European Office

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)

International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)

United Nations Register of Damage Caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (UNRoD)

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)

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