22 January 2018

Explore the art in UN City with the new UN City Art Guide

Did you know that art pieces adorn the meeting rooms and auditoriums in UN City? In 2014, the Danish Arts Foundation and the UN City Arts Committee created a comprehensive art solution for the building. Using Danish contemporary artists, the pieces were selected to match the clean, sharp and iconic look of the building [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

8 November 2017

World Food Programme Nordic Office invites you to a panel debate on conflict and hunger

Conflicts are increasing in number and complexity, hampering efforts to end hunger by 2030. Conflict is today the leading cause of hunger - with more than half of the 815 million hungry people in the world living in countries affected by conflict. With millions in Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen on the brink of [...]

24 October 2017

The United Nations celebrates its 72nd anniversary on 24 October 2017

24 October 2017 - UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being. 24 October has been celebrated [...]

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 [...]

20 October 2017

Internship opportunities in UN City for spring 2018

Are you interested in an internship in UN City? ​A number of UN agencies residing in UN City have recently ​posted internship opportunities for the spring of 2018. The agencies are: UNHCR, UNOPS, ​UNDP Nordic Representation Office​​, ​UNFPA Nordic Office​, UN Women Nordic Office, WFP​ Nordic Office, UN City Public Diplomacy and Communication, and UNCity4Schools. Please visit this page [...]

6 October 2017

Barbershop Conference at UN City on 12 October 2017

The Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) has teamed up with UN Women to host a Barbershop Conference in Copenhagen for a forward-looking exchange on how male and female leaders can work together to achieve gender equality at work and in the home. The event follows the success of previous Barbershop events, including at the [...]

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 [...]