By Markus P. Beham
This city report explores Vienna, a city that has always embraced and been embraced by the international. Its name probably features in more multilateral treaties and declarations than any other city in the world. Today, it provides the headquarters to around 40 international organisations or individual organs and offices. As prominent front-runner in liveability rankings, the City of Vienna is defined by its traditional focus on public infrastructure and affordable housing, agendas it seeks to promote at the international level.