20 November 2018

Millie Bobby Brown named UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador

New York, 20 November 2018 – Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown has been announced as UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador. The appointment – marked on World Children’s Day at United Nations Headquarters and the Empire State Building in New York – makes the 14-year-old UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador. “It’s a dream come true to become a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador,” said Brown. “It’s [...]

10 October 2018

Visit UN City on Culture Night 2018

25 September 2018- On October 12, UN City welcomes the public on Culture Night 2018. This year you can experience several activities in our green and platinum LEED-certified building, including a celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration was adopted at the UN General Assembly on [...]

16 February 2017

UN City hosts Social Media Week with presentations by WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF Denmark

Social Media Week (SMW) is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture around the world. Human connectivity is changing rapidly and SMW seeks to understand how humanity and technology will come together to change [...]

3 February 2016

UNICEF Innovation Fund to invest in open source technology start-ups

NEW YORK, 1 February 2016 – UNICEF is inviting technology start-ups developing solutions with the potential to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children to apply for funding from its recently launched Innovation Fund.   “The purpose of the UNICEF Innovation Fund is to invest in open source technologies for children,” said Christopher [...]

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 [...]