Cuba in Austria

Cuba participates in the Vienna Book Fair

Vienna, November 13, 2021. Through a keynote videoconference by prominent Cuban author Francisco López Sacha, Cuba was present at the Vienna Book Fair, the most important literary event of the year in the Austrian capital. The Embassy of Cuba in Austria participated in the event, located at the Cervantes Institute in Vienna.

Cuba and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) sign the 2021-2025 Country Program

Vienna, October 14, 2021. At the United Nations headquarters in Vienna, the signing of the Cuba-UNIDO Country Program took place today, for the period 2021-2025. The Cuban side was represented by Ambassador Soraya Álvarez, Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Cuba in Austria and the counterpart, by Ciyong Zou, managing director of the Directorate of Programs, Alliances and Coordination of UNIDO.

Cuba receives Remarkable Achievement Award, granted by the IAEA and the FAO

Vienna, September 20, 2021. Cuba today received the Remarkable Achievement award, granted by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, for the excellent use of plant breeding and biotechnology techniques in the food production. The award ceremony took place within the framework of the 65th IAEA General Conference.

IAEA recognizes the work of Cuban scientists

Vienna, August 25, 2021. In an article published on its official website, the International Atomic Energy Agency recognized the work of Cuban scientists in the use of irradiation and biotechnology for the development of new crop varieties that can cope with to extreme conditions imposed by climate change.
"New crop varieties improve tomato and soybean yields in Cuba"