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Remarks to the General Assembly debate on the responsibility to protect.

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Former Chilean President Bachelet put forward by UN chief as next High Commissioner for Human Rights

10 August 2018 – She has twice been President of Chile, and on Wednesday, ground-breaking politician and women’s rights champion, Michelle Bachelet was nominated by the United Nations chief António Guterres for the key post of High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The Secretary-General nominated Ms. […]

UNHCR welcomes move by Thailand to grant citizenship to boys and coach rescued from cave

Bangkok, 9 August 2018 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the move by the Royal Thai Government to grant citizenship to three boys and their football coach, who were recently rescued from a cave in Chiang Rai in an extraordinary operation led by Thai […]

Third time running: UNOPS receives award for distinction in sustainable procurement

7 August 2018 – UNOPS receives the gold level from the world’s leading purchasing and supply association and remains the only United Nations organization to achieve this honour.

“UNOPS deserves special commendation for achieving gold three years in a row […]. They are the only organization to […]

UNHCR and UNDP urge tangible progress to improve conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Geneva/New York, 8 August 2018 – Joint UNHCR/UNDP Press Release

Two months since the signing of the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN’s development agency, are both urging Myanmar authorities to […]

UN Agencies in Denmark

#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 City Copenhagen and her name is Ksenia Petrichenko. Read her full story in the link below.

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.