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Follow WHO’s online film festival throughout October

Copenhagen, 14 October 2020

WHO is holding an online film festival showcasing some of the entrants from the inaugural Health for All Film Festival. From 10 to 24 October 2020, films will be shown on WHO’s YouTube channel with the option to ask questions via live […]

UNEP: New guidance on national adaptation reporting

Copenhagen, 1 October 2020

This practical guide from ICAT and UNEP DTU Partnership helps countries report on adaptation through the Biennial Transparency Report.

With the way countries report on adaptation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) set to change, a new guide published […]

Colombian child rights defender wins UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award

Geneva, 1 October 2020.

This year’s laureate of the Nansen Refugee Award – a humanitarian prize given annually by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency – is an educator who has spent more than 20 years rescuing sexually exploited and trafficked children, many of them refugees.

Mayerlín Vergara […]

UNDP: Statement by Ulrika Modéer on United Nations’ 75th Anniversary

Copenhagen, 25 September 2020

“If we come together, we will be able to find the best solutions,”

On the occasion of the UN’s 75th anniversary, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ulrika Modéer, shares her take […]

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.