3 March 2017

Game of Thrones star and UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to referee Global Goals World Cup women’s soccer tournament in Nairobi

Who: Globally acclaimed Danish actor, star of HBO’s Game of Thrones and United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau; Ugandan youth advocate, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and United Nations Global Goals Ambassador for Peace Victor Ochen; Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Ulla Pedersen Tørnæs and Iraqi-born drummer and member of Danish pop trio [...]

3 March 2017

‘Communicating SDGs’ key to achieving global development targets – senior UN official

2 March 2017 – Bringing together a diverse array of partners to communicate the Sustainable Development Goals was a key focus on day two Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development, a ‘playable’ United Nations conference that aims to chart a new way of thinking on addressing some of the world’s most complex development challenges. [...]

3 March 2017

Innovation imperative to make Global Goals a reality – UN official, on day one of ideas fest

1 March 2017 – The first ‘playable’ United Nations conference on sustainable development kicked-off today in Germany’s city of Bonn, aiming to chart a new way of thinking on addressing some of the world’s most complex development challenges. The three-day Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development has brought together policy makers, civil society and [...]

3 February 2017

SDSN Youth launches the first edition of the Youth Solutions Report to provide solutions to address global problems

New York, January 31 2017 - The first edition of the Youth Solutions Report, which identifies 50 youth-led projects aiming to solve the world’s toughest problems, was released today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The report, produced by the youth initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN Youth) identifies and celebrates [...]

3 February 2017

Innovation imperative to make Global Goals a reality – UN official, on day one of ideas fest

Bonn, 1 March 2017 – The first ‘playable’ United Nations conference on sustainable development kicked-off today in Germany’s city of Bonn, aiming to chart a new way of thinking on addressing some of the world’s most complex development challenges. The three-day Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development has brought together policy makers, civil society [...]

26 October 2016

Secretary-General Welcomes Plans to Create New Museum about United Nations in Copenhagen

New York, 24 October 2016 - The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement today of the creation of the Museum for the United Nations — UN Live. This new, global museum, headquartered in Copenhagen, will engage audiences on the work and values of [...]

18 October 2016

Read the brand new UN City supplement of Copenhagen Post

​​Copenhagen Post has recently published a new UN City supplement. Under the theme "Partnerships for the Global Development Goals" the supplement includes articles with contributions from the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kristian Jensen, Deputy Director General of the Confederation of Danish Industry, Thomas Bustrup, and the Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director, Grete Faremo - discussing how the [...]

18 October 2016

UN City welcomed 1,500 people on Culture Night 2016

On October 14 2016, UN City opened its doors to the public on Culture Night. Approximately 1,500 people visited UN City during the night where they were met with an extensive programme for the night. In the UN City auditoriums, the former President of the UN General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft, was interviewed by news [...]

29 September 2016

Visit UN City on Culture Night 2016!

On October 14, UN City welcomes the public into our world on Culture Night 2016. This year you can experience several activities in our Green and platinum LEED certified building. Our program is as follows: 18.30-19.30: Interview with former President of the United Nations General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft, moderated by Dyvia Das, TV2. Mogens Lykketoft reflects [...]

19 September 2016

World leaders at UN summit adopt ‘bold’ plan to enhance protections for refugees and migrants

New York, 19 September 2016 – With more people forced to flee their homes than at any time since World War II, world leaders came together at the United Nations today to adopt the New York Declaration, which expresses their political will to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share responsibility [...]