The Way Forward for Gender Equality

Wednesday 23rd April 2014

An editorial by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, Babatunde Osotimehin.

UN Secretary General visits Central African Republic to spotlight ongoing crisis

Thursday 10th April 2014

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday, to try and turn the world's attention to the crisis in the country. UN News Centre reports.

Central African Republic On Brink Of Catastrophe

Friday 4th April 2014

The Central African Republic is on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe as violence forces more and more people to flee their homes and the national economy edges towards collapse. With local food systems breaking down, WFP and its partners are seeing cases of malnutrition multiply.

UN's Secretary-General Experiences Climate Change in Greenland

Thursday 27th March 2014

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Aleqa Hammond, Premier of Greenland, saw first-hand the impacts of climate change during a visit today to Greenland, where the melting of ice sheets is accelerating.

Follow UN City on Social Media

Thursday 27th March 2014

Do you want to follow everyday life at UN City and have an exclusive sneak peek behind the scenes at one of the world’s largest UN hubs?

Do you want to see pictures and read interesting articles from UN’s work around the world, or do you want to be  first in line when new, exciting internships or jobs are posted? 

Then you should follow UN City on Facebook or Twitter!

UN City Nominated for Award in Cannes

Thursday 13th March 2014

UN City has been selected as one of the four finalists in the “Best Office and Business Development” category at the prestigious real estate award, the MIPIM 2014. It is competing against the Sandcrawler in Singapore, Sixty London in the UK, and Tanzende Turmke in Germany. The award ceremony is tonight at 7.00 PM and can be seen on

Equality for Women Is Progress for All

Tuesday 4th March 2014
Press Release

International Women’s Day provides us a chance to reflect upon and take stock of the progress made and challenges that remain in the fulfillment of human rights for women and girls and in achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment.

UN City Sets Green Example

Friday 28th February 2014
Press Release

UN City has been recognized for its commitment to environmental sustainability, becoming the first United Nations complex to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design’s (LEED) highest rating.

Who and how to finance the post-2015 sustainable development agenda?

Monday 24th February 2014
Press Release

Who and how to finance the post-2015 sustainable development agenda?
Following the most comprehensive global consultation process ever undertaken by the UN system on the priorities for the next development agenda, attention is now shifting to the critical issue of means of implementation. Financing for development is of course central to this discussion.

Impressions from Social Media Week in UN City!

Friday 21st February 2014
Press Release

Social Media Week checked in with the UN City on February 19th and 20th. The event featured two days of exciting presentations from a range of interesting personalities, including Rufus Gifford, the American Ambassador to Denmark, and Neal Schaffer, who has written several books on social media and given keynote speeches all over the world. Here is a collection of the best pictures and impressions from the two days.


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