20 March 2019 - The Global Goals for a better and sustainable future were the focal point for the Junior Culture Night hosted by #UNCity4Schools on Friday 15th of March. Around 4 pm, children and their parents arrived to UN City, which in honour of the occasion was transformed [...]
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6 March 2019 - Danish Princess Benedikte was welcomed by Executive Director of UNOPS and UN Under-Secretary-General, Grete Faremo, when she arrived at UN City Tuesday morning March 5. The main purpose of the visit was to give the Princess an insight into the 11 UN agencies located in UN City and the work [...]
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 19 February 2019 - New data released by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency shows that despite record levels of worldwide forced [...]
Geneva 12 February 2009 - This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is seeing a surge in refugee arrivals from South Sudan in [...]
What are the Sustainable Development Goals all about? And how can these goals be integrated in the activities at the People’s Political Festival on Bornholm 2019? Those were the questions discussed at a seminar in the UN City Tuesday 29 January 2019. More than 250 representatives from organizations, municipalities and business communities in Denmark [...]
Millie Bobby Brown visits UNICEF global supply hub in Denmark GalleryAbout the UN, About UN City, Event, In UN City, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Navigation, News and Media, Organisations, Press Release, Public, UN City, UNICEF, UNICEF DK
COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK, 11 January 2018 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown helped pack supplies for some of the world’s most vulnerable children during a visit to UNICEF’s global supply headquarters in Copenhagen this week. Brown helped assemble Early Childhood Development kits, which offer children living in conflict and disaster areas [...]
New York, Geneva, 19 December 2018 - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes today’s endorsement by the UN General Assembly of a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. This comes two days on from Monday’s agreement by UN member states to a Global Compact on Refugees. The decision formally endorsing the migration [...]
UNHCR donors commit a record US$926 million in initial pledges for refugees, internally displaced and stateless people in 2019
Geneva, 12 December 2018 - Donor governments today pledged an initial US$926 million towards the work of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in providing protection and assistance to millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people worldwide in 2019. The pledges, made at an annual donor gathering in Geneva, amount to the highest [...]
Geneve 6 December 2018 - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in coordination with Libyan authorities, evacuated 133 refugees from Libya to Niger today after hosting them at a Gathering and Departure Facility (GDF) in Tripoli which opened on Tuesday. Most evacuees, including 81 women and children, were previously detained in Libya. After securing their [...]
16 Days of Activism: Grandi calls for better protection of refugees against sexual violence in the workplace
26 November 2018 - UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi called today for renewed and bold action to better protect refugees and displaced people from sexual and gender-based violence, or SGBV, in the workplace. “The world of work can be particularly risky for refugees and other forcibly displaced people. Many are left with [...]