International organisations in Vienna

United Nations (UN)

Vienna is the only city in the European Union which, for more than 30 years, has hosted one of the four headquarters of the United Nations at the Vienna International Centre (VIC). Further headquarters are located in New York, Geneva and Nairobi. The Vienna International Centre (VIC) has long become one of the landmarks of the city.

United Nations (UN) in Vienna

Other international organisations

In addition to the offices and organisations of the United Nations, Vienna is also the seat of a number of other international organisations and institutions, such as the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and several non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Other organisations have their seat in other Austrian cities.


Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish, Director-General of the Vienna-based OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)

Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish, Director General of the Vienna-based OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)

Regarding itself as a "host city" for international organisations and diplomatic representations, Vienna actively engages in different cooperation projects.

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