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World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases

Geneva, 16 February 2018  WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on […]

Over 1,000 refugees evacuated out of Libya by UNHCR

Geneva, 15 February 2018 – Since November, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated over 1,000 highly vulnerable refugees out of Libya and is looking for durable solutions for them in third countries. On Tuesday, a flight departed from Tripoli bound for, Niamey, Niger, carrying […]

Massive data gaps leave refugee, migrant and displaced children in danger and without access to basic services

New York, 15 February 2018 – Gaps in data covering refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and internally displaced populations are endangering the lives and wellbeing of millions of children on the move, warned five UN and partner agencies today. In ‘A call to action: Protecting […]

Summit of Mayors adopts Copenhagen Consensus, committing to build healthier, happier cities

14 February 2018 – A gathering of 43 mayors and 85 high-level political representatives met in Copenhagen on 13 February to share experiences and ideas for how to place health and well-being at the heart of urban development. This group – collectively representing nearly 125 […]

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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.