Vienna: the stage for international diplomacy?

Vienna is the place where European monarchs redrew the map of the continent at the beginning of the 19th century but is it still the centre of power and influence it once was? I drop by the Vienna offices of the United Nations, the Vienna University of Technology and the Austrian Academy of Sciences to find out.

This programme was first broadcast on the 197th edition of The Urbanist on Monocle 24

Building E of the Vienna International Centre that houses the offices of the United Nations. Photo: Rodolfo Quevenco/IAEA

Building E of the Vienna International Centre that houses the offices of the United Nations. Photo: Rodolfo Quevenco/IAEA