Austrian President and Chancellor at UN General Assembly

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: September 25, 2019; 11:20 ♦ (Vindobona)

President Van der Bellen, Chancellor Bierlein, Environment Minister Maria Patek and activist Anika Dafert attended the 74th UN General Assembly in New York.

In talks with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Federal President and Federal Chancellor spoke out in favour of Vienna as a strong location of the United Nations. / Picture: © / Carina Karlovits / HBF

At a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York, Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen reiterated his support for his commitment to the fight against the climate crisis.

Van der Bellen provided information on his "Climate Ambition" initiative, which has since been signed by 34 heads of state and government from various continents.

Van der Bellen…