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Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the UN and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the side event, “#MeToo, Now What?”

16 March 2018 – At the #MeToo, Now What?” side event co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN, The Guardian and UN Women, at the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women Executive Director talks about how to sustain […]

UN launches 2018 appeal for Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi host communities: Joint UNHCR/IOM Press Release

16 March 2018 – United Nations agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis, a US$951 million appeal to meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the […]

Procurement that creates positive change

Copenhagen, March 14, 2018: The United Nations annual procurement volume of $18 billion USD not only creates change for the world’s poor, benefiting from purchased vaccine, contraception, emergency shelters, etc.; the United Nations also influences the supplier market in a positive direction.

When the United Nations […]

Remarks on International Women’s Day 2018 – Secretary-General António Guterres

8 March 2018 – 

Ladies and Gentlemen,
Dear friends,

I am delighted to be with you to celebrate the activism and transformative power of women and girls.

We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights.

For decades, women have been calling for the equality that is their right.

And today, […]

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.