16 April 2019

Invitation – Technology, Innovation & the End of Hunger

UN City Copenhagen, 16 April 2019 - 821 million people go to bed hungry every night and eradicating hunger has become one of the most important challenges of our time. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is working every day around the world to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030. In a fast-moving world, the [...]

1 April 2019

Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda and discussion on where we are 25 years after

Prevention and Accountability for Gender-Based Violence in Conflict 11 April 14.30-16.30, UN City Co-hosted by the Embassy of Rwanda to the Nordic Countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, and UN Women Remembering Rwanda and acknowledging the threats and reality of the 21st century This year marks the 25th anniversary since the 1994 Genocide [...]

28 March 2019

Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference in Copenhagen 1-3 April

28 March 2019 - Experts and leaders gather in Copenhagen for a global conference that aims to link climate action and sustainable development agendas more closely What: Facing the increasing urgency to limit global temperature rise to 1.5° Celsius, global experts and leaders on climate change and sustainable development will come together at UN [...]

6 March 2019

H.R.H. Princess Benedikte visits UN City and the UNICEF warehouse

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 [...]

8 February 2019

250 representatives visited the UN City for a Global Goals seminar

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 [...]

19 December 2018

UNHCR welcomes agreement on migration compact

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 [...]

26 November 2018

As global mobilizations soar, UN Women brings survivors of violence and advocates to centre stage during the global “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence” campaign

Copenhagen, 22 November 2018 — Global movements such as “#MeToo”, “#TimesUp”, “#BalanceTonPorc”, “#NiUnaMenos”, “#HollaBack!” and “#TotalShutdown” and corporate walk-outs in recent times have exposed the magnitude of violence against women and girls and how often it is normalized. While research shows that violence against women and girls affects one in three women worldwide and that [...]

23 November 2018

Film Screening and Debate on Modern Slavery

To mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN City and UNDP in collaboration with The WHY Foundation set focus on modern slavery - one of today’s gravest violation of human rights. It is estimated that over 40 million people are enslaved in one form or another, and the vast majority [...]

13 November 2018

What does the future hold for young people in Ukraine: Peace or Powerlessness?

13 November 2018 - Invitation to event with the UNFPA representative in Ukraine UNFPA Representative in Ukraine Caspar Peek will talk about: What is the current situation in Ukraine, in light of the continued locked political situation and the ongoing armed conflict in eastern Ukraine? How is the low involvement of the younger generations a [...]