Ban warns against cuts in development aid to finance response to refugee crisis


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UN 70th anniversary - the world turns blue

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Global brands rally public support to World Food Programme and families affected by war


Celebrating Children’s Day 2015 at UN City

Friday 20 November saw the beginning of a new tradition among Danish Child Rights organizations, Corporate partners and other UNICEF Denmark stakeholders. The first annual Universial Childrens Day (Børnenes Dag), was held in UN City.


The topic the first year was child poverty and the aim of […]

Ban warns against cuts in development aid to finance response to refugee crisis

Reducing development assistance to finance the cost of refugee flows is counter-productive, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today, declaring that “helping people in need should not be a zero-sum game.”


“As we strive to meet the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the […]

WFP launches free app for smartphone users to help feed syrian refugee children

ShareTheMeal enables smartphone users to feed hungry children with a tap on their phone.


ROME – Smartphone users will now be able to help feed Syrian refugee children with a tap on their mobile phone thanks to the ShareTheMeal app, developed by the United […]

UNDP presents: The Kapuscinski Development Lectures

On 23 November the founder and director emeritus of MIT Legatum Center at the Sloan School, Iqbal Quadir, will speak at Copenhagen Business School on how digital technologies, originally developed in high-income countries, can pivot low-income countries forward.

The public lecture is a part of the “The Kapuscinski […]

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About UN City

Campus 1 on Marmormolen currently accommodates about 1,300 staff members from all ten 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.

Visit UN City

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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.