Malala Yousafzai designated youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace

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Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Geneva, 27 April 2017 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Syrian refugee and Olympic athlete Yusra Mardini as a Goodwill Ambassador.

Since her selection for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Mardini has worked closely with UNHCR, highlighting with her […]

UNIDO and ITU partnership to accelerate the achievement of 2030 Agenda

Geneva, 26 April 2017 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) today agreed to work together to fast forward the Sustainable Development Goals.

To formalize the […]

Humanitarian Catastrophe Looms in Yemen with Over 3.3 Million Displaced Since Crisis Began

Yemen, 25 April 2017 – Yemen has become the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. In total, 18.8 million people need humanitarian or protection assistance. Since 2015, of the 3.3 million people who have been forced to flee their homes to seek safety, two million remain displaced […]

WHO Director-General’s statement to high-level pledging event for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Geneva, 25 April 2017 Nearly 19 million people in Yemen are in desperate need of assistance. This is a country that has been battered by conflict for more than two years. This is a country that, before the conflict intensified, was already extremely […]


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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. 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.