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UNHCR warns asylum under attack at Europe’s borders, urges end to pushbacks and violence against refugees

28 January 2021, Europe

Alarmed at the increasing frequency of expulsions and pushbacks of refugees and asylum-seekers at Europe’s land and sea borders, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for states to investigate and halt these practices.

“UNHCR has received a continuous stream of reports of […]

COVAX: “It is about the collective well-being”

Copenhagen, 28 January 2021

Meet the UNICEF Supply Division experts – Robert Matthews, head of the Medical Devices Unit in UNICEF Supply Division, talks about his work to get syringes and safety boxes ready for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines.

How are you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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.

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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.