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With refugee resettlement at a record low in 2020, UNHCR calls on States to offer places and save lives

Nordic Region, 25 January 2021

Despite an estimated 1.44 million refugees in urgent need of resettlement globally, only 22,770 were resettled through UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, last year. This is according to new annual statistics from UNHCR.

These are the lowest refugee resettlement numbers the […]

UNEP DTU Partnership webinar on the Adaptation Gap Report 2020

Copenhagen, 22 January 2021 

UNEP DTU Partnership invites you to join their webinar on 29 January 29 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CET. The UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2020 Webinar features presentations and discussion of the key findings from the report. In view of the Global […]

WHO/Europe webinar 27/1 on collection and integration of data on refugee and migrant health

Copenhagen, 19 January 2021

Click here for more information and registration for the webinar on collection and integration of data on refugee and migrant health hosted by WHO/Europe on 27 January 12.30-14.00 CET.

UNICEF Supply Division: Getting COVID-19 vaccines to West and Central Africa

Copenhagen, 19 January 2021

In western Côte d’Ivoire, 2-month-old Djibril is in hospital for an important reason: he’s receiving a routine vaccination that is vital for his health. It’s April 2020, and while COVID-19 has been circulating for two months in the country, his […]

UN Agencies in Denmark

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.