The UN Secretary-General’s Remarks at Joint Press Conference in Austria

On 11, May, during his visit in Austria, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ made remarks at Joint Press Conference with the Austrian Federal Chancellor H.E. Karl Nehammer and the Foreign Minister H.E. Alexander Schallenberg: Chancellor Nehammer, ladies and gentlemen of the press, Minister Schallenberg, I want to begin by expressing my deep gratitude for your country’s generous support to the United Nations and unwavering commitment to multilateralism. This support and commitment are more critical today than ever. We face multiple and interlinked global crises, and a proliferation of conflicts – not least the Russian invasion of Ukraine which is a…

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Review of Online Forum on “Sports vs Politics”

On 3. February 2022, one day before the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, Austrian experts from sports, politics and culture gathered at the online forum co-organized by Urban Forum and SINOPRESS to discuss about the relationship between sports and politics in today’s world. The panelists include Dr. Peter Wittmann, Former State Secretary in the Federal Chancellery for Europe, Arts and Sport, Former President of the Austrian Federal Sports Organization as well as the Paralympics; Mr. Ernst Woller, Chairman of the Sports Committee of the City of Vienna for more than two decades, President of the Vienna State…