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UNEP DTU Partnership: Focus on efficient cooling in post-pandemic recovery plans

Copenhagen 17 July, 2020

The Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report, which launches today, estimates that some 3.6 billion cooling appliances are currently in use worldwide. Yet, if cooling is provided to everyone who needs it – and not just those who can afford it – […]

Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement 2019

Copenhagen, 9 July 2020

United Nations (UN) organizations spent $19.9 billion on goods and services in 2019, according to a new report published by UNOPS on behalf of the UN system. The 2019 Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement analyzes the combined annual UN spending on […]

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020

New York, 7 July 2020

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020 reviews progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development amid the COVID-19 crisis. The report uses the latest available data and estimates to track progress towards the SDGs before the pandemic started, but it […]

New 5-year programme for health in Europe on the agenda at virtual annual meeting

Copenhagen, 3 July 2020

The 70th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC70), the annual meeting of the governing bodies of the European Region, will be held on 14–15 September 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held virtually with a […]

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.