UN Women lecture: "How Can We Increase the Percentage of Female Leaders?"

Thursday 20th November 2014
Press Release

Monday the 8th of December from 14:30 – 16:30
UN City Copenhagen, Marmorvej 51, 2100 Copenhagen Ø

The 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is being celebrated at UN City

Thursday 20th November 2014

On November 20th 1989 the UN General Assembly adopted the “Convention on the Rights of the Child” (CRC), which has now been ratified or accepted by 194 countries. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the convention, which is at the centre of UNICEF’s work. Therefore, it is being celebrated all over the world and in Denmark UNICEF Denmark and Unicef Supply will host a number of events, both in and outside of UN City.

Beyond 2015 Copenhagen CSO High-Level Conference

Thursday 13th November 2014

The Beyond 2015 Copenhagen CSO Conference brings approximately 200 civil society representatives to UN City with the objective of weighing in on the Post-2015 agenda and the global goals for sustainable development.

UNFPA to Host the 7th Global Health Supply Chain Summit at UN City

Friday 31st October 2014

UNFPA Procurement Services Branch is hosting the 7th Global Health Supply Chain Summit (GHSCS) on “Transforming Global Health Supply Chains for Improved Health Outcomes” at UN City in Copenhagen from 17-19 November 2014. 


This year’s summit will focus on transforming global health supply chains, covering the role of data for management systems, outsourcing partnerships, human resources and supply chains

UN City Supplement in the Copenhagen Post

Friday 24th October 2014

In  honor of UN Day, the Copenhagen Post has created a supplement in collaboration with UN City. Here, you can read about (amongst other things) the organizations present in Copenhagen, how we incorporate sustainable practices in procurement and what it is like to work as an intern in UN City. 



On World Food Day, UN World Food Programme highlights progress towards Zero Hunger

Thursday 16th October 2014

Amid several hunger emergencies – both natural and man-made – the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day, 16 October, by highlighting both the challenges around the world and the real progress being made toward “zero hunger.”

Pictures from Culture Night

Monday 13th October 2014

On October 10th, UN City once again opened its doors to the public during Culture Night in Copenhagen. Visitors could wander around the building as they pleased, asking questions of the UN representatives and learn more about the the work we do. 

Please visit our Facebook page to see pictures from the evening! 


Climate Summit 2014 : Climate change requires “all hands on deck”

Tuesday 23rd September 2014

True to his belief that tackling climate change requires “all hands on deck”, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is gathering a new and unique mix of partners at United Nations Headquarters Tuesday – from Government, business, finance and civil society – for a summit aiming to raise ambition, mobilize resources, and generate action towards a universal climate deal.

Massive scale-up of UNICEF kit packing in Copenhagen will help protect Liberian families from the spread of Ebola

Friday 19th September 2014

WHAT:  Family, friends, and colleagues from UN agencies have responded to an urgent appeal to help UNICEF pack 9,000 “Ebola household protection kits” for Liberia.  The packing represents the first lot of 20,000 kits that will help prevent the spread of Ebola in homes where families are taking care of sick relatives. A kit contains protective gowns, masks, gloves and other equipment, chlorine bleach and basic medicines.

WHO's 64th Regional Committee Meeting at UN City Copenhagen

Tuesday 16th September 2014

Ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region, and partner and civil-society organizations are taking part in the session. It is being held at UN City Copenhagen on the 15th - 18th of September 2014. 


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