7 December 2015

Human Development Report 2015: Work for Human Development

Monday 14 December 2015, 10:00-11:00 a.m Auditorium 1, UN City, Marmorvej 51, 2100 Copenhagen For participation, please register on http://HDR2015.eventbrite.com   Presentation of UNDP’s Human Development Report 2015 by Michael O’Neill, UN Assistant-Secretary-General/UNDP Bureau Director, and Martin Bille Hermann, State Secretary for Development Policy, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.   This year’s Human Development Report [...]

4 December 2015

President of the United Nations General Assembly Mr. Mogens Lykketoft visited UN City Copenhagen on the 3rd of December 2015

The President of the UN General Assembly, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, visited UN City on thursday the 3rd of December and spoke to all staff members about the climate conference and the SDG's Mr. Lykketoft highlighted the importance of ensuring a ​successful outcome at the COP21 climate conference and in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, and stressed that international [...]

2 December 2015

Invitation to UNDP conference on South-South cooperation December 8

Several developments have contributed to placing South-South Cooperation front and centre of the development assistance agenda both within research and policy circles. We now have several decades of increasingly intense and systematic South-South cooperation to look back at and a better, though far from perfect, documentation of lessons learned. This expanded empirical base allows policy-makers [...]

1 December 2015

To Live in Dignity – climate message from Ban Ki-moon

The UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris started on Monday with 150 world leaders attending. Along with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, COP21 is led by UNFCCC chief Christiana Figueres and French president Francois Hollande. In the video, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells us his vision for a more sustainable future. "Investing in climate change [...]

24 November 2015

Celebrating Children’s Day 2015 at UN City

Friday 20 November saw the beginning of a new tradition among Danish Child Rights organizations, Corporate partners and other UNICEF Denmark stakeholders. The first annual Universial Childrens Day (Børnenes Dag), was held in UN City.   The topic the first year was child poverty and the aim of the day was to discuss: 1)      What do [...]

9 November 2015

Come to Seminar on Syria in UN City

What will it take to contain the current refugee crisis in Europe and build hope for the millions of IDPs, refugees and affected population? The protracted nature of the Syria crisis has greatly impacted on development in the sub-region. Without hope of building a better future for themselves and their family, refugees are fleeing again – [...]

2 November 2015

Read the brand new UN City supplement of The Post

The Post has recently published a brand new supplement for UN City Copenhagen. In the paper, you can read more about the current work of the UN, a review of the Millenium Development Goals and a look at the new Sustainable Development Goals. You can also read more about the UN's 70th anniversary and see [...]

22 October 2015

The Data Revolution, Innovation and Development

​How can we strengthen data-driven decision making to support attainment of the new sustainable development goals? Can investments in “big data” complement official statistics to monitor the 2030 agenda? And what role can innovation play in improving sexual and reproductive health and rights? A data revolution is sweeping the globe with new technologies, skills and [...]

22 October 2015

UN 70th anniversary – the world turns blue

PRESS RELEASE Global event turns the world UN blue to mark 70th anniversary of United Nations   More than 160 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, bridges and other landmarks in more than 45 countries around the world will be lit up blue – the official color of the United Nations - as part of a global [...]