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UNICEF launches interactive glimpse into Syrian children’s struggle for education

Beirut, 23 January 2017 – A new interactive documentary providing an intimate look into the lives of Syrian school-aged children living as refugees in Lebanon was launched by UNICEF today. #ImagineaSchool provides a first-hand account of the challenges Syrian refugees face in their struggle […]

WFP Executive Director Expresses Support For Global Resilience-Building Coalition

Davos, 20 January 2017 – The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, today issued the following statement in support of the One Billion Coalition for Resilience (1BC) initiative at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Convened by the […]

UNHCR, IOM and partners launch new plan to respond to Europe’s refugee and migrant situation

Geneva, 19 January 2017 –UNHCR, IOM and 72 other partners are launching today a new strategy and appeal to help respond to the situation of refugees and migrants in Europe in 2017.

The Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan aims at complementing […]

Joint Statement on Syria – WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, WHO, UNHCR

WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin
UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake
Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien
WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

DAVOS, Switzerland, Monday January 16, 2017 – While efforts to fully implement a ceasefire in Syria continue, […]


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About UN City

Campus 1 on Marmormolen currently accommodates about 1,400 staff members from all 11 agencies. Campus 2, located by the container port, constitutes UNICEF’s new state of the art high bay warehouse and is currently the largest humanitarian warehouse in the world.

History of the UN

The United Nations is an international organization committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

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Currently, 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 agencies in the building.