EU and UN - 40 Years Together in Vienna

OrganizationsOther ♦ Published: May 27, 2019; 17:06 ♦ (Vindobona)

Both the UN United Nations and the EU European Union celebrate their 40th anniversary in Vienna. The Delegation of the European Union to the International Organisations in Vienna was established as soon as the United Nations opened their Vienna headquarters in 1979.

EU and UN - 40 Years Together in Vienna / Picture: © Viennese-EU-UN Crossed flags by

Ever since, the EU’s local diplomatic representation has fostered a close cooperation between the two international organisations which has led to a number of remarkable results.

Ambassador Didier Lenoir, Head of the EU-Delegation to the international Organisations in Vienna, said on the anniversary: "The European Union's commitment to effective rules-based multilateralism,…