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Remarks to Economic and Social Council.


Handmade soap from Burkina Faso for sale at the UN City shop

In 2016 UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, Nordic Office, through the Burkina Faso Country Office, bought a batch of handmade soap made by some of the most vulnerable women in Burkina Faso, namely those accused of being witches. The women are living at the […]

Fifteen African eco-inclusive enterprises receive prestigious SWITCH Africa Green-SEED Awards

New York, 13 July 2017 – Bags made from banana stem leftovers in Kenya, school benches manufactured from plastic wastes and other locally sourced materials in Burkina Faso, improving livelihoods of coffee farmers and protecting mountain gorillas in Uganda—these are some highlights of the innovative 15 […]

Malala highlights education needs of Iraq’s displaced children

Hasansham, Iraq, 12 July 2017 – During her first visit to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday called for world leaders to invest in education for children in conflict stricken countries.

“Education cannot be ignored. Especially for countries that […]

#UNCityzens: Camilla Göth – Changing the world through social media engagement

Meet Camilla, a 26-year old Stockholm-born, Copenhagen-based communications and social media consultant with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Nordic Representation Office in UN City. With 1.94 billion people logging on to Facebook every month globally, Camilla strongly believes in the power of digital communication […]


UN Agencies in Denmark

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.

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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. On May 1st 2017, UN City will officially open 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.