The Delegation of the European Union to the International Organisations in Vienna is responsible for the representation of the European Union at the United Nations Organisations, at the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe and at other International Organisations in Vienna. 

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    Building of the EU Delegation in Vienna
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    Building of the EU Delegation in Vienna.

What we do

The Delegation covers the following main tasks: 

  • Represent the EU and participate in matters of specific EU interest at the United Nations Organisations, related bodies or specialized agencies established in Vienna, in particular UNODC, IAEA, UNIDO, CTBTO, and other international organizations and arrangements.
  • Represent the EU at the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and participate in matters of specific EU interest.
  • As part of the European External Action Service, assist the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, who is also the Vice - President of the Commission, in fulfilling his/her mandate to conduct the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU and to ensure the consistency of the EU’s external action.
  • Coordinate EU positions and cooperate with the EU Member States to promote EU policies in the international organizations in Vienna.
  • Enhance the visibility and understanding of the EU, its role and policies through contacts and information activities in the international organizations in Vienna.
  • Represent the EU in political dialogue meetings with International Organisations, with other countries, and in major conferences and meetings related to the activities of the organizations in Vienna.
  • Safeguard the values, fundamental interests, principles and objectives of the EU, in particular democracy, rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms, respect of human dignity, the principles of equality and solidarity and respect of the UN Charter and international law. 
  • Monitor and preserve the smooth operation of the Procurement Working Group (PWG) in line with the JCPOA and the UN Security Council resolution 2231 (2015)

 

Read more about the work of the EU Delegation in our brochure "EU & Multilateralism at Work in Vienna": eu_multilateralism_in_vienna_minifolder_inside_v03.pdf

Our office

How we are organised

Ambassador Stephan KLEMENT

Head of Delegation - Ambassador EU Permanent Representative to the UN

Ambassador Rasa OSTRAUSKAITEDeputy Head of Delegation - Ambassador EU Permanent Representative to the OSCE

Mr. Alain Georges MATTONPress Attaché – Communication and Public Information Officer

Ms. Caroline STAMPFERAttaché - FPI project manager (Balkans and South Caucasus)

Mr. Asier SANTILLANAttaché - FPI project manager

Ms. Spela MOZINAAttaché - Assistant to the Head of Delegation

 

UN Section:

Ms. Anne KEMPPAINENCounsellor - Head of UN Section

 

IAEA / CTBTO

Ms. Elena THOMAFirst Counsellor - CTBTO, WA, NSG, HCoC , IAEA

Ms. Marie-Therese GERIGFirst Secretary - IAEA (Nuclear Verification, Nuclear Safeguards, Technical Cooperation, Budget), CTBTO

 

UNODC / UNIDO

Ms. Marie Ange BALBINOTFirst Counsellor - Home Affairs / Energy

Ms. Konstantina KOSTOVACounsellor - UNIDO, UNCITRAL, COPUOS

Mr. Oliver LANDWEHRCounsellor - UNODC

Ms. Paula MERCADO GOMEZAssistant Attaché - Secretary of UN Section

 

OSCE Section:

Ms. Tania FALIEROUCounsellor - Head of OSCE Section

Ms. Jarek TIMOFIEJUKFirst Counsellor - Forum for Security Cooperation

Ms. Nina LINDVALLCounsellor - Protracted Conflicts and Geographical Issues

Ms. Anna POGWIZDFirst Secretary - Human Dimension Committee

Ms. Lucie FAUCHERREFirst Secretary - Security Committee

Mr. Maximilien LENTZAttaché - Economic and Environmental Committee

Ms. Katerina MITRARAAssistant Attaché - Secretary of OSCE Section

 

JCPOA Procurement Channel Section:

Mr. Nicolas KASPRZYKCounsellor - Head of JCPOA Procurement Channel Section

Ms. Luciana SANDU-PENKERCounsellor - JCPOA Nuclear/Procurement

Ms. Spyridoula METALLINOUAttaché - JCPOA Nuclear/Procurement

Mr. George PAVLOUAttaché - JCPOA Nuclear/Procurement

 

ADMIN Section:

Mr. Joren OSTAttaché - Head of Administration

Ms. Judith MARTINEZ DE LOS SANTOSAttaché - Administrative Assistant

Ms. Sarah IBRAHIMAssistant Attaché - Secretary

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Mr. Gábor KÁROLYDriver and Technical Assistant