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WFP responds to Myanmar floods, 82,000 people provided with food so far

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Consensus reached on new sustainable development agenda to be adopted by world leaders in September

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UNHCR: Number of refugees and migrants soars 750 per cent over 2014

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Video from UNFPA Innovation Unit launch


On eve of World Humanitarian Day, WFP Executive Director lauds frontline heroes

19 August – Statement from Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme

As the World Food Programme marks August 19 as World Humanitarian Day – the 12th anniversary of the tragic deaths of 22 colleagues in the bombing of the United Nations office […]

WFP Executive Director raises alarm about assistance cuts for Syrian refugees in Jordan

12 August 2015, AMMAN – Concerned by the deteriorating conditions of Syrian refugees in Jordan, the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, has concluded a visit to the Kingdom, during which she met Syrian families and heard the hopes and […]

New UN City website

COPENHAGEN, August 11 – We are pleased to welcome you to the new In 2015, it was decided to re-brand and align with the new visual identity of, the main UN site. We hope you enjoy it, and welcome your comments, questions […]

UNHCR: Number of refugees and migrants soars 750 per cent over 2014

GENEVA, Aug 7 (UNHCR) – Some 124,000 refugees and migrants had arrived in Greece by sea at the end of July this year – a staggering 750 per cent increase on the same period in 2014, the UN refugee agency detailed on Friday.

UNHCR said that […]

UN Agencies in Denmark

About UN City

Campus 1 on Marmormolen currently accommodates about 1,300 staff members from all ten agencies. Campus 2, located by the container port, constitutes UNICEF’s new state of the art high bay warehouse and is currently the largest humanitarian warehouse in the world.

History of the UN

The United Nations is an international organization committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

Visit UN City

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Currently, we welcome outside visitors once a week, Fridays at 14.00. Additionally, school or university groups can contact us for private tours or lectures from the agencies in the building.