Impulses on UN Research and Practice

UN Vienna

About UNSA

Vision

As part of the UNSA Global Network, UNSA Vienna aims at setting new benchmarks with regard to the identification of as well as work on topics and ideas that are critical for the future of the UN system and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Mission

UNSA Vienna aims at promoting the implementation of the SDGs by furthering the work on most commonly overlooked yet important topics and establishing innovative, integrative and solution-oriented approaches to those topics within the UN framework.

Values

UNSA Vienna’s work is – in every respect – based on an inclusive, innovative and solution-oriented approach. At that, within its structure, internal processes as well as external services UNSA Vienna is striving for the highest quality standards possible.

Topics

UNSA Vienna and the SDGs
When the Climate Crisis claims your Home
Femicide

News

: Femicide Vol. XIII: Collecting Data on Femicide

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls UNSA Vienna published FEMICIDE Volume XII on "Collecting Data on Femicide".

: Call for Applications: FEMICIDE Event Coordinator

To support the work of our FEMICIDE Team, we are looking for a FEMICIDE EVENT COORDINATOR. 

: Call for Applications: FEMICIDE Editorial Assistant

For supporting the work of the FEMICIDE Team we are looking for an EDITORIAL ASSISTANT.

Summing up the Transgender Awareness Week (celebrated between the 13th and 20th of November) and Transgender Day of Remembrance (20th of November), UNSA Vienna is enthusiastic to share the transitioning journeys of two young trans girls, “Samira Hills” and Alison M. Transgender gives freedom – they say - it is the sense of letting come out your deepest and purest self.

Check out "Samira Hills" interview in the next post.

Summing up the Transgender Awareness Week (celebrated between the 13th and 20th of November) and Transgender Day of Remembrance (20th of November), UNSA Vienna is enthusiastic to share the transitioning journeys of two young trans girls, “Samira Hills” and Alison M. Transgender gives freedom – they say - it is the sense of letting come out your deepest and purest self.

Check out Alison M.’s interview below

Nachdem wir schon einige Beiträge von Experten auf dem Gebiet des sozialen Engagements, wie zum Beispiel dem Wiener Büro für Menschenrechte oder dem UNHCR veröffentlicht haben, wollen wir Euch hiermit einen Zugang aus einer anderen Perspektive zu unserem Kunstwettbewerb liefern. Dazu haben wir uns mit dem bildenden Künstler Christoph Steinbrener unterhalten und ihn gebeten, ein bisschen von seiner Arbeit zu erzählen und Euch so einen Einblick in den künstlerischen Ideenfindungsprozess zu bieten, der Euch hoffentlich bei der Schaffung Eures Werks weiterhilft.

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UN Academics
UN Practitioners
Diplomats
Civil Society
Next Generation
Universities

Benefits

for UN Academics:

    • visibility, publicity and audience
    • networks and platforms
    • access to all UNSA target groups
    • exchange and interaction
    • usage of own work
    • inspiration and exposure to new ideas and perspectives

    Requirements

    for UN Academics:

    • open mindedness
    • sense of innovation
    • solution-orientation
    • practical orientation
    • openness to dialogue
    • interdisciplinarity
    • comprehensible use and delivery of knowledge

    Ways of Participation

    for UN Academics:

      • published / journalistic content
      • participation and collaboration in events
      • mentoring programs
      • advice and recommendations

      Benefits

      for UN Practitioners:

      • new communication tools
      • access to all UNSA target groups
      • exchange and interaction
      • channel for access to the latest research findings
      • new Ideas and Innovations
      • channel for broad and comprehensible communication of UN contents

      Requirements

      for UN Practitioners:

      • open mindedness
      • sense of innovation
      • solution-orientation
      • practical orientation
      • openness to dialogue / promoting dialogue
      • inclusion / involvement
      • transparency

      Ways of Participation

      for UN Practitioners:

      • published / journalistic content
      • participation and collaboration in events
      • inside knowledge
      • mentoring programs
      • advice and recommendations
      • provision of various facilities
      • access to internal UN platforms

      Benefits

      for Diplomats:

        • inspiration and exposure to new ideas and perspectives
        • new solutions and approaches
        • identification of best practice
        • exchange & interaction
        • visibility, publicity and audience
        • access to all UNSA target groups
        • networks and platforms

        Requirements

        for Diplomats:

        • open mindedness
        • cooperativeness
        • commitment to lead or provide guidance in specific subject area

        Ways of Participation

        for Diplomats:

          • financial Support
          • provision of event facilities
          • insider knowledge
          • transfer of national information
          • advice and recommendations
          • contact and to UN Practitioners, national civil society, academics, universities, …

          Benefits

          for Civil Society:

          • visibility, publicity and audience
          • networks and platforms
          • access to all UNSA target groups
          • exchange, interaction and support
          • inspiration and exposure to new ideas and perspectives
          • new solutions and approaches
          • identification of best practice

          Requirements

          for Civil Society:

          • profound activism
          • openness to dialogue
          • open mindedness
          • sense of innovation
          • solution-orientation
          • practical orientation
          • analytic skills

          Ways of Participation

          for Civil Society:

          • published / journalistic content
          • participation and collaboration in events
          • mentoring programs
          • advice and recommendations
          • practical knowledge
          • insight into practical work of the civil society
          • establishing contact own network

          Benefits

          for the Next Generation:

            • opportunity to gain professional experience and insight into practical work
            • access to all UNSA target groups
            • channel for access to the latest research findings
            • new Ideas and innovations
            • UNSA Community – internal and external exchange

            Requirements

            for the Next Generation:

            • open mindedness
            • sense of innovation
            • solution-orientation
            • practical orientation
            • analytic skills
            • future-oriented thinking
            • commitment and reliability

            Ways of Participation

            for the Next Generation:

              • voluntary work in diverse working areas
              • offering new perspectives
              • development of new approaches, strategies and digital thinking

              Benefits

              for Universities:

              • inspiration and exposure to new ideas and perspectives
              • visibility, publicity and audience
              • networks and platforms
              • access to all UNSA target groups
              • benefit for academics and students

              Requirements

              for Universities:

              • open mindedness
              • sense of innovation
              • solution-orientation
              • practical orientation
              • openness to dialogue / promoting dialogue

              Ways of Participation

              for Universities:

              • financial support
              • provision of event facilities
              • contact to students and academics

              Team

              Mona Zaher

              UNSA Vienna Co-Founder and President

              Helena Gabriel

              UNSA Vienna Co-Founder and Secretary-General

              Samuel Ebner

              UNSA Vienna Co-Founder and Financial Coordinator