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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 […]

Address to the 75th General Assembly by the Secretary-General

New York, 22 September 2020

Please, find below the full address to the 75th General Assembly delivered by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Enter this link for recordings of the address.

“Excellencies, In a world turned upside down, this General Assembly Hall is among the […]

UNHCR and IOM call for a truly common and principled approach to European migration and asylum policies

Geneva, 22 September 2020

On the eve of the launch of the presentation of the European Commission’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, are appealing to the European Union (EU) […]

Key findings: More than one million people responds to global UN75 survey

New York, 21 September 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN’s worldwide consultation reveals a strong call for action on inequalities and climate change, as well as more solidarity

In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. […]

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.