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 [...]

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 [...]

27 November 2017

Special exhibition of 17for17:Worldwide

You are hereby invited to a special exhibition and reception of the poster campaign 17FOR17:WORLDWIDE at UN City in Copenhagen December 1st 16.00-17.30. The idea of a poster campaign, to promote the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals to a wide public audience, was first conceived in 2016 by Chora Connection. In 17FOR17:WORLDWIDE designers from Denmark, [...]

14 November 2017

Invest and mobilize to end violence against women

14 November 2017 - One in three women around the world experience violence in their lifetime, often in the hands of someone they know, love and trust. Of all women who were victims of homicide globally in 2012, almost half were killed by intimate partners or family members. Violence against women and girls, a [...]

31 October 2017

Emissions Gap Report 2017 launch in Geneva today

Geneva, 31 October 2017 – Governments and non-state actors need to deliver an urgent increase in ambition to ensure the Paris Agreement goals can still be met, according to a new UN assessment. The eighth edition of UN Environment’s Emissions Gap report, released ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, finds that national [...]

31 October 2017

Close to 3 million people access hepatitis C cure

Sao Paulo, 31 October - On the eve of the World Hepatitis Summit in Brazil, WHO reports increasing global momentum in the response to viral hepatitis. A record 3 million people were able to obtain treatment for hepatitis C over the past two years, and 2.8 million more people embarked on lifelong treatment for hepatitis B [...]

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 [...]

4 October 2017

Invitation to UNFPA Seminar on 25 October: SRHRincrisis

Join a discussion with experts from the field How do we ensure the protection of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls in the ongoing humanitarian situation in Yemen and Iraq? In Yemen, millions of people continue to face a triple tragedy from the spectre of famine, the world’s largest [...]

12 September 2017

INTERVIEW: UN Assembly President aims to achieve ‘results for people’

12 September 2017 – Miroslav Lajčák hopes that under his presidency the United Nations General Assembly will overcome narrow national interests and produce tangible benefits for people. “My hope is that the 72nd session of the General Assembly will be a good one, a productive one that will result in many concrete solutions to [...]