23 January 2018

Invitation – Nourishing the SDGs, 25 January 2018 in UN City

To mark the 15th anniversary of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Gain Nordic and United Nations World Food Programme's Nordic Office invites you to the event Nourishing the SDGs. The event will highlight the importance of nutrition to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and of engaging in partnerships to improve nutrition. The event will be [...]

5 December 2017

Report launch: Hack the Future of Development Aid

Is the development sector the next to be disrupted? Tech is ready to take over! Blockchain offers to deliver rights to the poor and to speed up aid transfers, which is the job description of most development agencies. The technology is currently disrupting the financial sector replacing banks with the code. Will it disrupt the development [...]

8 November 2017

World Food Programme Nordic Office invites you to a panel debate on conflict and hunger

Conflicts are increasing in number and complexity, hampering efforts to end hunger by 2030. Conflict is today the leading cause of hunger - with more than half of the 815 million hungry people in the world living in countries affected by conflict. With millions in Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen on the brink of [...]

9 October 2017

Visit UN City on Culture Night 2017

On October 13, UN City welcomes the public on Culture Night 2017. This year you can experience several activities in our green and platinum LEED certified building. The program is as follows: 18.00-22.00: The Journey to the Global Goals With a plane ticket in hand, the participants will visit different regions of the world located [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]