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A Clear Commitment to Austria’s Role as an Official Seat: Foreign Ministry Receives Permanent Representatives of International Organisations in Vienna

On 27th April 2022, the Austrian Secretary-General for Foreign Affairs, Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, welcomed the more than 80 Permanent Representatives of international organisations in...

Girls’ Day 2022 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

As in previous years, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs took part in events across government to mark Girls‘ Day, inviting schoolgirls from the...

Protection of minorities in the focus of the Austrian human rights agenda

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Minorities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,...

Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg on World Press Freedom Day: “Independent, Critical Journalism is a Cornerstone of Democracy”

Today, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg highlights the importance of free journalism as a cornerstone of...

War Crimes in Ukraine: Austria Supports Investigations by the International Criminal Court

In order to advance the investigation of war crimes committed in Ukraine, the Foreign Ministry is providing the Office of the Prosecutor of...

Foreign Minister Schallenberg Attends Central 5 Meeting in Czech Republic

On 12th April 2022, as part of the “Central 5” (C5) group of countries, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg met with his counterparts from...

International climate finance actors meet in Lahti: aim to respond to commitments made at COP26

Press releases, 1.4.2022 Finland will organise a high-level meeting on adaptation finance in Lahti on 3–4 April. The purposes of...

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Finland

Press releases, 1.4.2022 Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly will visit Finland on 4 April and have a meeting...