5 September 2017

Invitation – Report launch: Journey to extremism in Africa

UNDP invites you to the launch of the report: Journey to extremism in Africa and the opening of the photo exhibition: Survivors Wednesday 13 September 2017, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. The programme includes speeches and presentations by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UNDP Africa Regional Bureau Director, Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Kenya, [...]

7 August 2017

Invitation to outreach events with Danish Ambassadors and Consul Generals

In connection with the annual Ambassador Meeting in Denmark, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark has arranged a number of outreach events at different venues in Copenhagen. At the events, Danish Ambassadors and Consul Generals will provide insight into the situations, possibilities and challenges of their respective countries. Read about all the events [...]

9 June 2017

Global Health Histories: Information for health – “A world that counts?”

In today’s world, an enormous amount of information about our life (and death) is being recorded as data. We are surrounded by numbers, from statistics on well-being and quality of life to epidemiological data that can help fight disease and even predict epidemics. In fact, a recent United Nations report about mobilizing the data [...]

17 May 2017

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

Grunnet Film & UN City Copenhagen invite you to the premiere of the documentary: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations Date: Monday the 29th of May Time: 5pm Place: UN City Copenhagen, Marmorvej 51 – 2100 Copenhagen Registration: https://lykketoft-and-the-occasionally-un-tickets.eventbrite.com Mogens Lykketoft is the first ever Dane to hold the position as President of the [...]

16 May 2017

Invitation to a cultural evening with Indian classical and fusion music

22 May 2017 - Asien Musik Forening proudly presents a cultural evening featuring Indian classical and fusion music with Muthu Kumar & Praveen Narayanaswamy on tabla accompanied by Kaviraj Singh on santoor and vocal on Monday the 22nd of May 2017 from 18.15-19.30 at UN City Campus 1, Marmorvej 51. Registration is necessary on: https://asien-musik-forening.eventbrite.com Please remember to bring a picture ID. Access the [...]

10 May 2017

Ending Poverty: The Road to 2030

UN City Copenhagen will host the event Ending Poverty: The Road to 2030 on 11-12 May, 2017 This event presents an opportunity to showcase the world’s progress to date on reducing extreme poverty, identify barriers to future progress on SDG 1, convene country representatives to reflect on real-life lessons and progress, and highlight and [...]

1 May 2017

UN City opens new Visitor Centre for schools

Today, May 1, marks the official opening of UN City’s new Visitor Centre for schools – #UNCity4Schools. #UNCity4Schools invites all school classes from 1st to 9th grade to visit UN City to experience the building and learn about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Schools can choose between six themes adapted for different age groups, [...]

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 [...]