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WHO/Europe launches new podcast – Health in Europe

Copenhagen, 1 July 2020

Health in Europe is a new podcast from the WHO Regional Office for Europe. WHO works with thousands of inspiring and driven individuals and groups, and this podcast is about hearing their stories and how they might impact your day-to-day life.

The first […]

UNOPS calls on the global community to change the way infrastructure is planned, delivered and managed so that it empowers women and girls

Copenhagen, 2 july 2020

A new report published by UNOPS calls on the global community to change the way infrastructure is planned, delivered and managed so that it empowers women and girls.

The report, ‘Infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women’ examines the numerous barriers women […]

UNICEF Supply Annual Report 2010

Copenhagen, 2 july 2020

The UNICEF 2019 Supply Annual Report provides insights into the scaling up efforts that UNICEF and partners undertook in 2019. In 2019, UNICEF procured $3.826 billion in goods and services for children in 150 countries and areas. This includes life-saving commodities to […]

New WHO report on alcohol pricing: Europe ignores cost-effective ways to lower health risks

Copenhagen, 30 June 2020

According to the new WHO/Europe report, “Alcohol pricing in the WHO European Region”, increasing the prices that consumers pay for alcohol is one of the most cost-effective tools available for policy-makers looking to reduce alcohol consumption and associated harm.

Well-chosen pricing policies can […]

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.