COP20: Ban Ki-moon hails delegates for paving way to 'meaningful' climate agreement

Monday 15th December 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the outcome of a United Nations-backed climate conference recently concluded in Lima, Peru, praising delegates for setting the groundwork for a more conclusive agreement to be reached in 2015, a spokesperson for the Organization told UN News Centre. 

WFP launches 72-hour social media campaign

Thursday 4th December 2014
Press Release

For 64 million people, it’s a dollar,  for 1.7 million Syrian refugees it’s a lifeline

 

After being forced to suspend food assistance to nearly 1.7 million Syrian refugees, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is launching an ambitious 72-hour campaign to raise US$64million which will reinstate Syrian refugees’ food vouchers in December. 

 

The three-day campaign – starting today – asks members of the public to donate one US$ 1 dollar towards WFP’s food aid for Syrian Refugees.

 

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.

New Videos about the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Friday 7th November 2014

The UN is currently working on finalizing the new development agenda which will replace the 2015 Millenium Goals. The organization has therefore launched the first ever global online survey for citizens called MyWorld. So far, more than 5 million people have voted for the themes they think should be on the next development agenda through MyWorld. They were able to choose between 16 priorities, including good education and better healthcare.

New videos about the Post 2015 agenda

16 new videoes have been made about the Post-2015 agenda and can be viewed here in Danish. If you wish to read more about the Post 2015 Agenda, more information on the process can be found here in Danish. 

 

You can find the links to each of the 16 films here: 

Global development goal: Support for people who can't work

Global development goal: Political Freedoms

Global development goal: Reliable energy at home

Global development goal: Freedom from discrimination and persecution

Global development goal: Equality between men and women

Global development goal: Action taken on climate change

Global development goal: Better healthcare

Global development goal: Better job opportunities

Global development goal: Access to clean water and sanitation

Global development goal: Affordable and nutritious food

Global development goal: Protection of forests, rivers and oceans

Global development goal: Better transport and roads

Global development goal: Protection against violence and crime

Global development goal: Phone and Internet Access

Global development goal: A good education

Global development goal: An honest and responsive government

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.”

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