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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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UNHCR seeking 1,300 urgent resettlement places for vulnerable refugees in Libya

Geneva, 11 December 2017 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched today an urgent appeal calling for 1,300 resettlement places to be made available by the end of March 2018 for highly vulnerable refugees stranded in Libya.

“This is a desperate call for solidarity and humanity. We […]

UNICEF: Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit the most disadvantaged

New York, 11 December 2017 – Despite children’s massive online presence – 1 in 3 internet users worldwide is a child – too little is done to protect them from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content, UNICEF […]

Health is a fundamental human right

10 December 2017Statement by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General 

“The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”.

Almost 70 years […]

Joint Statement – ‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

10 December 2017 – A joint statement for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017, from the Executive Directors of UNFPA and UN Women, Natalia Kanem and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, and the Administrator of UNDP, Achim Steiner

Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights […]

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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.

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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.