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Opening remarks at press encounter on trip to hurricane-ravaged Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica

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Chile becomes latest country to resettle Syrian refugees

Geneva, 13 October 2017 – Chile has become the newest country to be resettling Syrian refugees. Sixty-six Syrians (32 children, 16 women and 18 men) arrived there yesterday from Lebanon, as part of a refugee resettlement programme led by the Chilean government with the support […]

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

London, 11 October 2017  The number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades. If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese than moderately or severely underweight by 2022, according to […]

Girls speak out on inequality

United Nations, New York – Despite years of efforts and advances, full gender equality has yet to be realized. There is not one country in the world free of gender-based violence or discrimination. And in too many places, the burdens of inequality fall […]

Visit UN City on Culture Night 2017

On October 13, UN City welcomes the public on Culture Night 2017. This year you can experience several activities in our green and platinum LEED certified building.

The program is as follows:

18.00-22.00: The Journey to the Global Goals

With a plane ticket in hand, the participants will visit […]

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About UN City

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.

Visit UN City

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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.