Invitation to the premiere of the documentary: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations.

UN City Opens New Visitor Centre for Schools!

In London, Secretary-General Guterres spotlights UN reform initiatives to rescue multilateralism


UNOPS Executive Director attends World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa

At the two-day event in Jordan, Grete Faremo discussed the importance of infrastructure that responds to the immediate needs of people and societies.

Grete Faremo also explored the key role that technology and innovative solutions play in helping close the gap in access to modern […]

World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

Geneva, 23 May 2017 Today the Member States of WHO elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO.

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017.

Prior to his election […]

Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

Ahmedabad, India, 22 May 2017 – African governments need to integrate entrepreneurship more fully into their industrialisation strategies, according to the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017 released today at the African Development Bank Group’s 52ndAnnual Meetings.

In 2016, Africa’s economic growth slowed down […]

Seventieth World Health Assembly opens in Geneva

Geneva, 22 May 2017  In her final opening address to the World Health Assembly as Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan offered some advice to delegates “as you continue to shape the future of this Organization”.

She called on the Health Assembly to make “reducing inequalities” a […]


UN Agencies in Denmark

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. On May 1st 2017, UN City will officially open 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.