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#UNCityzens – From Russia with Passion

Where do you find the world’s best young energy efficiency researcher? According to the World Sustainable Energy Days – one of Europe’s largest annual conferences in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy – the answer to that question is; right here in UN […]

UNHCR and OECD launch action plan to boost refugee employment

Geneva, 24 April 2018 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the OECD, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, launched today an innovative action plan to expand employment opportunities for refugees.

The document not only identifies the challenges, opportunities and best practices in […]

‘We need accountability’ to end the crime of chemical weapons use in Syria, says Guterres

That was the message on Saturday from Secretary-General António Guterres speaking to reporters in Sweden, where he is hosting a retreat for Council members in the home which belonged to his predecessor in the 1950s, Dag Hammarskjöld; […]

Bangladesh and UNHCR agree on voluntary returns framework for when refugees decide conditions are right

Geneva, 13 April 2018 – UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and the Government of Bangladesh in Geneva this morning finalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) relating to voluntary returns of Rohingya refugees once conditions in Myanmar are conducive.

The Memorandum, signed by the UN High Commissioner […]

UN Agencies in Denmark

In Focus: International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11 February 2018

Marking the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we met Sara Lærke Meltofte Trærup, Senior Researcher in the Climate Resilient Development Programme at UNEP DTU Partnership, for a chat about her field of research and how she conceives the challenge of unequal participation by women and girls in science and technology-related fields such as her own.

Read the full interview here.

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.