7 June 2018

New DKK 4bn fund contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals in developing countries

7 June 2018 - Today, six pension funds and IFU signed an agreement to establish the Danish SDG Investment Fund, which will contribute to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals in developing countries and promote the sale of Danish know-how and technology. The current capital commitment is DKK 4.1bn, and it is expected that [...]

2 May 2018

“Leaving no one Behind – Saving Lives through Immunization”: Photo and Video Exhibit in UN City Copenhagen

Copenhagen, 2 May 2018 -  To highlight the importance of immunization during World and European Immunization Week, WHO/Europe and UNICEF Supply Division created a joint photo and video exhibit in the UN City Lobby in Copenhagen. The exhibit, taking place between the 23rd of April and the 4th of May 2018, showcases UNICEF and WHO’s [...]

9 March 2018

Marking International Women’s Day, third and final session of the UN Women and BCG Gender Diversity Roundtable

UN City Copenhagen, 9 March 2018 - Yesterday, marking International Women's Day, the third and final session of Gender Diversity Roundtable (GDR) took place in UN City Copenhagen. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and UN Women Nordic Office have with this initiative brought together 15 Danish CEOs and leaders from both the Danish private sector, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]