I was surprised to be invited to the farewell reception for Ambassador Ali Asghar Soltanieh, the Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the IAEA and the International Organizations at the UN in Vienna, an invitation which I accepted.
I have known the Ambassador for several years now for his reasoned speeches at the IAEA [...]
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed for more time for an inspection team to complete its investigation of the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, while answering journalist’s questions at the city hall of Vienna on Thursday, August 29, 2013
He said: “Yesterday when I was addressing the Peace Palace [in The Hague] I appealed that diplomacy [...]
Syria was the major subject of an extensive discussion between politicians during the visit to Austria of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, which takes place between 28 and 31 August 2013.
After a work meeting with the Secretary General Ki-Moon and President Heinz Fischer, which was held at the office of the President, Chancellor Werner Faymann [...]
دعاية إنتخابية على مأدبة المستشار النمساوي بمناسبة عيد الفطر السعيد
Ende des Ramadan als Wahlveranstaltung in Bundeskanzleramt
“It cannot be taken for granted that the relations between different religious communities of a country are as excellent as they are in Austria. I am also proud of the fact that the relations between the religious communities [...]
WHO European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and Noncommunicable Diseases in the Context of Health 2020: Over 50% of People Are Over Weight and Obese
Vienna, Austria – Date: 4–5 July 2013 – Hundreds of Europeans, about 25 Health ministers, experts, and representatives of civil-society, NGO’s and also non-Europeans from around the world attended today [...]
Vienna, Austria, 28 February, 2013 – Following two days of meetings attended by over 2,000 people from around the world, the UN Alliance of Civilizations 5 th Global Forum came to a close. Attendees included youth leaders, representatives from the private sector and civil society, journalists, foundations, alongside governmental and multilateral representatives.
During the two day [...]
On the sidelines of the 5th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Iran’s foreign minister Ali Akbar Salehi arrived in Vienna and held several meetings with high politicians. He said he was optimistic that an agreement could be reached with six world powers on the country’s disputed nuclear program.
Minister Salehi, the [...]
Austria and Austrians welcomed 2013 with a cyclist who shortly before midnight “cycled” up a 60m long rope to start the countdown to 2013, which will be the “year of cyclists” in Vienna. After that, waves of spectacular fireworks exploded over Heldenplatz where the Austrian President and Chancellor reside, and opposite the Parliament and the [...]