Vienna, August 21, 2020. Cuba participated in the 5th World Conference of Presidents of Parliaments, a virtual event from August 19 to 20, organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in close coordination with the Austrian Parliament and the Organization of the United Nations (UN). The Cuban delegation that participated in the aforementioned meeting was chaired by Esteban Lazo Hernández, President of the National Assembly of People's Power of the Republic of Cuba.
Vienna, August 4, 2020. The branches of the Austria-Cuba Friendship Association (ÖKG) in the cities of Linz and St. Pölten carried out various activities during the last week to promote the campaigns #UNBLOCKCUBA and “Cuba help us! we help Cuba! - For the end of the blockade!”.
The #UNBLOCKCUBA campaign is part of the actions of the European friendship associations with Cuba against the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba.
Vienna, July 20, 2020. The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the Office of the United Nations and International Organizations based in Vienna, Ambassador Loipa Sánchez Lorenzo, participated in a virtual meeting of the Group of Friends of the Rules of Mandela, organized by in conjunction with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, in commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day.
Vienna, 18 June 2020. Twelve communities in the city of Santiago de Cuba province have been benefited by the cooperation project "Rehabilitation of Water Supply Systems in Santiago de Cuba province", coordinated with the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources and promoted by the branch of ÖKG, the Austrian-Cuban Friendship Association in Carinthia region, with the support of the Government of that city.