UN City Makes a Difference in Countries All Over the World

Thursday 17th July 2014

Imagine yourself as a UN employee in a desolate province in South Sudan. Your buildings have been attacked and destroyed, and you have lost power, telephone and internet connectivity to the rest of the world. The crisis you are in the midst of is developing, and spending days or weeks rebuilding the communication channels is not an option. Who can help you?

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.

Denmark Contributes to Relief Efforts for Refugee Camp in Iraq

Tuesday 26th August 2014

Denmark is contributing with experts and equipment through the Danish Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) to support the establishment of a refugee camp in northern Iraq at the request of the UN, says the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Danish Minister for Trade and Development Mogens Jensen has granted 2 million Danish kroner to support the DEMA's efforts to establish a camp for 15,000-20,000 internally displaced persons in northern Iraq.

UNICEF to Host Global Supply Chain Conference in UN City in October 2014

Thursday 21st August 2014

UNICEF Supply Division and the People that Deliver (PtD) Initiative is hosting the 2nd People that Deliver Global Conference on “Human Resources in Supply Chain Management”.  

Human Development Report 2014

Thursday 24th July 2014

The 2014 Human Development Report Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience" shows that overall global trends in human development are positive. Yet, people at all ages are also facing threats and challenges to their wellbeing, including by natural or human-induced disasters and crises.

Danish Actor Mads Mikkelsen Supports WFP in the Fight Against Hunger

Wednesday 23rd July 2014

When celebrities talk, people listen. 

So when internationally renowned Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen said yes to lend us his voice in the fight against hunger, we at WFP immediately knew that we would have a very powerful advocate for the 842 million people who go to bed hungry every night.

Denmark Allocates 11 Million DKK for Protection of Gaza Civilians

Friday 18th July 2014

Due to the escalating conflict and the deterioration of the situation in Gaza, the Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation of Denmark, Mogens Jensen, has allocated an extra 11 million DKK for clean water, medicine and protection of civilians in Gaza. 

Message for World Population Day

Friday 11th July 2014
Press Release

By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director

11 July 2014

Today’s 1.8 billion young people are a powerful force, individually and collectively. They are shaping social and economic realities, challenging norms and values and building the foundation of the world’s future. 

Denmark Top 5 Supplier to the UN

Thursday 10th July 2014
Press Release

Danish companies have increased their share of total procurement to the United Nations by almost 40% in 2013 compared to 2012. This makes Denmark one of the top five suppliers to the United Nations, with a total of 552.7 million USD procured  Since 2003, Denmark's share of total procurement to the UN has almost tripled in volume. 

UN Women Announces Emma Watson as Goodwill Ambassador

Tuesday 8th July 2014

UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, today announced the appointment of British Actress, Emma Watson, as Goodwill Ambassador.


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