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The Secretary-General’s address to the General Assembly.

The 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations is in session.

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Secretary-General António Guterres

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President of UN General Assembly urges world leaders to engage in working for the people

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UN City comprises two campuses. Campus 1 on Marmormolen houses 11 UN organizations with 1,500 staff members representing more than 100 nationalities. Campus 2, located in the container port in the Northern Harbor, constitutes UNICEF’s state-of-the-art high bay warehouse. With a total storage capacity of 36,000 pallets, it is the largest humanitarian warehouse in the world.

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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 UN agencies in the building. UN City also opens its doors to primary school children. Read more about #UNCity4Schools here.

The Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and aim to go further to end all forms of poverty. The new Goals are unique in that they call for action by all countries, poor, rich and middle-income to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. Read about the Goals here.