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Media Kit — UN GA High-level events

As of 17 September 2020

WHAT:

On its 75th anniversary, and amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations will for the first time convene world leaders in a virtual format to seek action and solutions for a world in crisis. Several major events, in addition to […]

UNHCR scales up immediate shelter support for Moria asylum seekers; urges for long-term solutions to address overcrowding on Greek islands

Geneva, 15 September 2020

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR Representative in Greece, Philippe Leclerc – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva

With an estimated 11,000 asylum seekers without adequate […]

In brief: the 70th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC70)

Copenhagen, 15 September 2020

For the first time, the WHO Regional Committee for Europe took place virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Among the highlights of this year’s session was the endorsement by Member States of the European Programme of Work (EPW). The EPW sets […]

UNHCR and Religions for Peace form Multi-Religious Council of Leaders to tackle global displacement challenges

Geneva, 15 September 2020

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and Religions for Peace, a global, multi-religious movement representing the world’s faith institutions and traditions, announced today a commitment to form a Multi-Religious Council of Leaders to strengthen efforts to address the root causes of conflict […]

UN Agencies in Denmark

UN City in Pictures

Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Jeppe Kofod on “Small States, Giant Multilateralists” 21 January 2020.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi in UN City 16 January 2020. 

About UN City

UN City comprises two campuses. Campus 1 on Marmormolen houses 11 UN organizations with 1,500 staff members representing more than 100 nationalities. Campus 2, located in the container port in the Northern Harbor, constitutes UNICEF’s state-of-the-art high bay warehouse. With a total storage capacity of 36,000 pallets, it is the largest humanitarian warehouse in the world.

Visit UN City

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We welcome outside visitors once a week, Fridays at 14.00. Additionally, school or university groups can contact us for private tours or lectures from the UN agencies in the building. UN City also opens its doors to primary school children. Read more about #UNCity4Schools here.

The Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and aim to go further to end all forms of poverty. The new Goals are unique in that they call for action by all countries, poor, rich and middle-income to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. Read about the Goals here.