9 March 2017

Invitation – Launch of the Human Development Report 2016

UNDP and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs invite you to the Danish launch of the UNDP Human Development Report 2016, which will be presented by Jens Wandel, Assistant UN Secretary-General/Assisting UNDP Administrator, followed by reflections from Martin Bille Hermann, State Secretary for Development Policy, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and by Soraya Ramoul, [...]

17 January 2017

Event in UN City on 17 January 2017 – Starving Children or Empowered Individuals?

Recently, there has been increasing focus on how Western aid organizations and media portray situations and people in developing countries and humanitarian crises. Is there a risk that photos of starving children and helpless people reinforce stereotypes and hinder long-term development? Or is it necessary to use “shocking” photos and narratives to get people’s attention [...]

24 October 2016

High level discussion on the role of the Nordics in implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

On October 31st, the Nordic Council and UN City Copenhagen will host a high-level discussion to explore how the Nordic countries can work together to achieve the UN’s global sustainable development goals. The debate will lead up to a summit of the Nordic prime ministers during the 2016 Session of the Nordic Council. In September [...]

18 October 2016

UN City welcomed 1,500 people on Culture Night 2016

On October 14 2016, UN City opened its doors to the public on Culture Night. Approximately 1,500 people visited UN City during the night where they were met with an extensive programme for the night. In the UN City auditoriums, the former President of the UN General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft, was interviewed by news [...]

30 September 2016

Global Health Histories seminar on the cultural contexts of environment and health

Webcast on 7 October 2016, from 12:30 to 14:00 CEST The seminar will take place on Friday 7 October 2016 from 12:30 to 14:00 CEST (Copenhagen and Paris time) and will be streamed live from UN City, Copenhagen. Join in the discussion The discussion will be tweeted live, and a selection of questions will be [...]

29 September 2016

Visit UN City on Culture Night 2016!

On October 14, UN City welcomes the public into our world on Culture Night 2016. This year you can experience several activities in our Green and platinum LEED certified building. Our program is as follows: 18.30-19.30: Interview with former President of the United Nations General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft, moderated by Dyvia Das, TV2. Mogens Lykketoft reflects [...]

4 May 2016

INVITATION (May 11): “Fostering Sustainable Procurement” at UN City

United Nations Development Programme - UNDP and the United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA with the support of Sustainable Procurement in the Health Sector (SPHS) Secretariat are organizing a dialogue on “Fostering Sustainable Procurement: How Procurers Can Change the Global Health Sector” on 11th May 2016, in UN City Copenhagen. The dialogue will gather procurement practitioners [...]

15 March 2016

#UNCityzens – Communicating research for a greener and more sustainable world

Meet Surabhi Goswami, who works as Digital Communications Officer for UNEP DTU Partnership - a leading international research and advisory institution on energy, climate and sustainable development based in UN City. As a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Collaborating Centre, UNEP DTU Partnership is an active participant in both the planning and implementation of UNEP’s [...]

2 March 2016

UN City to Welcome Refugees in Training Placements

A cooperation between the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration, and Frederiksberg Municipality will coordinate training placements to young refugees with UN Agencies in UN City, Copenhagen. Refugees as valuable assets The number of persons granted refugee status in Denmark is increasing rapidly due to current migration [...]