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 [...]

14 January 2019

Millie Bobby Brown visits UNICEF global supply hub in Denmark

COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK, 11 January 2018 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown helped pack supplies for some of the world’s most vulnerable children during a visit to UNICEF’s global supply headquarters in Copenhagen this week. Brown helped assemble Early Childhood Development kits, which offer children living in conflict and disaster areas [...]

13 December 2018

UNHCR donors commit a record US$926 million in initial pledges for refugees, internally displaced and stateless people in 2019

Geneva, 12 December 2018 - Donor governments today pledged an initial US$926 million towards the work of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in providing protection and assistance to millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people worldwide in 2019. The pledges, made at an annual donor gathering in Geneva, amount to the highest [...]

12 November 2018

Nordic companies gather in Copenhagen to seek business opportunities with the UN

UN City Copenhagen, 12 November 2018 - On 12-13 November, 170 potential and current suppliers to the UN are meeting in UN City Copenhagen with UN agencies for the Nordic UN Procurement Seminar. The seminar is arranged by the Nordic countries, the Confederation of Danish Industry and UN City. “For Danish and Nordic companies, the UN [...]

7 June 2018

New DKK 4bn fund contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals in developing countries

7 June 2018 - Today, six pension funds and IFU signed an agreement to establish the Danish SDG Investment Fund, which will contribute to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals in developing countries and promote the sale of Danish know-how and technology. The current capital commitment is DKK 4.1bn, and it is expected that [...]

24 May 2018

Climate Change, Migration and Displacement – invitation to report launch event

Our changing climate is having a significant impact on life and livelihoods all over the world: storms, rising sea levels, desertification, droughts, flooding and environmental degradation are occurring more frequently and with increased intensity. These changes are affecting people everywhere, but in developing countries the consequences are often more severe than in wealthy countries. [...]

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 [...]

29 November 2017

Global Challenges and Opportunities for the Private Sector

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) are co-hosting this event to create awareness of the global goals for sustainable development and the business opportunities they provide for ensuring its achievement. Date and time: December 5, 2017, 09:30-17:00 Venue: Eigtveds Pakhus, Ministry of Foreign Affairs [...]

23 October 2017

Read the brand new UN City supplement on gender equality here!

Copenhagen Post has recently published a supplement made in collaboration with all 11 agencies in UN City. Under the theme gender equality, each agency has contributed with an article that addresses their organization's work with empowering women and harnessing the potential of gender equality. The supplement also includes an article by the Danish Minister for [...]