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In Kabul, UN chief calls for peace and compassion

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UN agencies launch youth entrepreneurship and self-employment campaign to boost transition towards decent work

Vienna, 27 June 2017 – Today, on Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day, we celebrate youth’s leadership in creating businesses and jobs all over the world.

Young women and men are shaping our present and future, transforming societies and accelerating progress on the 2030 […]

Speech: “Together with our partners…we will continue to deliver for women and girls”—Executive Director

27 June, 2017 – Opening statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the 2017 Annual Session of the Executive Board.

[As delivered]

Madame President,
Members of the Executive Board,
Distinguished delegates,
Colleagues and friends,

Good morning.

Firstly, let me thank Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh for her strong […]

UNDP partners with 50 leading newspapers to raise awareness of the Global Goals

June 23, 2017 – UNDP is partnering with Impact Journalism Day 2017 to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the Global Goals, around the world.

On 24 June, 50 of the world’s leading newspapers, including USA Today, Asahi Shimbun, Le Figaro, […]

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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.

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.