9 June 2017

Global Health Histories: Information for health – “A world that counts?”

In today’s world, an enormous amount of information about our life (and death) is being recorded as data. We are surrounded by numbers, from statistics on well-being and quality of life to epidemiological data that can help fight disease and even predict epidemics. In fact, a recent United Nations report about mobilizing the data [...]

17 May 2017

Invitation to the premiere of the documentary: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations

Grunnet Film & UN City Copenhagen invite you to the premiere of the documentary: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations Date: Monday the 29th of May Time: 5pm Place: UN City Copenhagen, Marmorvej 51 – 2100 Copenhagen Registration: https://lykketoft-and-the-occasionally-un-tickets.eventbrite.com Mogens Lykketoft is the first ever Dane to hold the position as President of the [...]

16 May 2017

Invitation to a cultural evening with Indian classical and fusion music

22 May 2017 - Asien Musik Forening proudly presents a cultural evening featuring Indian classical and fusion music with Muthu Kumar & Praveen Narayanaswamy on tabla accompanied by Kaviraj Singh on santoor and vocal on Monday the 22nd of May 2017 from 18.15-19.30 at UN City Campus 1, Marmorvej 51. Registration is necessary on: https://asien-musik-forening.eventbrite.com Please remember to bring a picture ID. Access the [...]

10 May 2017

Ending Poverty: The Road to 2030

UN City Copenhagen will host the event Ending Poverty: The Road to 2030 on 11-12 May, 2017 This event presents an opportunity to showcase the world’s progress to date on reducing extreme poverty, identify barriers to future progress on SDG 1, convene country representatives to reflect on real-life lessons and progress, and highlight and [...]

1 May 2017

UN City opens new Visitor Centre for schools

Today, May 1, marks the official opening of UN City’s new Visitor Centre for schools – #UNCity4Schools. #UNCity4Schools invites all school classes from 1st to 9th grade to visit UN City to experience the building and learn about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Schools can choose between six themes adapted for different age groups, [...]

9 March 2017

Invitation – Launch of the Human Development Report 2016

UNDP and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs invite you to the Danish launch of the UNDP Human Development Report 2016, which will be presented by Jens Wandel, Assistant UN Secretary-General/Assisting UNDP Administrator, followed by reflections from Martin Bille Hermann, State Secretary for Development Policy, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and by Soraya Ramoul, [...]

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 [...]

17 January 2017

Event in UN City on 17 January 2017 – Starving Children or Empowered Individuals?

Recently, there has been increasing focus on how Western aid organizations and media portray situations and people in developing countries and humanitarian crises. Is there a risk that photos of starving children and helpless people reinforce stereotypes and hinder long-term development? Or is it necessary to use “shocking” photos and narratives to get people’s attention [...]

16 November 2016

Climate summit in Morocco: Danish support for technology in developing countries

Copenhagen, 16 November 2016 - The Danish government is allocating DKK 11 million to developing countries towards the use of climate technology in connection with the climate summit COP22 in Morocco. ”Many developing countries have the political will to address the challenges of climate change, but lack the technology to carry this out. This is [...]

11 November 2016

Invitation – UNFPA seminar on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in crisis

Join a discussion with humanitarian experts How do we ensure the protection of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of women and girls in a crisis-prone world? Every day, news reports reminds us of the magnitude of the suffering, and the raising needs that must be met in humanitarian settings. For a woman about [...]