27 August 2020

UNEP/DTU Webinar: The development of long-term low-emission development strategies

Copenhagen, 26 August 2020 We call on parties to the Paris Agreement to formulate and communicate long-term low emission development strategies (LT-LEDS) with their national pathways for greenhouse gas emission until 2050 and beyond. These strategies are fundamental tools available for countries to envision the alignment of low-emission development with broader sustainability, socio-economic and climate [...]

21 August 2020

UNEP/DTU webinar: Lessons learned and good practices from the implementation of CBIT project in Uganda

Copenhagen, 20 August 2020  The implementation of CBIT project in Uganda began in 2018 and is now almost ending. The project has three components geared towards strengthening the capacity of Ugandan institutions to comply with the transparency requirements of the Paris Agreement, namely: strengthening institutional arrangements for robust MRV system; building capacity to collect, [...]

18 August 2020

UNEP/DTU webinar: Development of Reporting Framework for the private sector with the focus on Sustainable Development Assessment

Copenhagen, 18 August 2020 Even though the enhanced transparency framework will enter into full implementation phase by 2024, many developing countries still lack the tools, institutional and human capacity to comprehensively assess the impacts of national policies and actions. However, private sector and other non-state actions are not well reflected in national or international [...]

18 October 2019

Culture Night in UN City Copenhagen 2019

Copenhagen, 11 October 2019 Friday 11 October, UN City had the honour of welcoming more than 2000 people at Culture Night 2019. The 11 UN agencies resident in UN City Copenhagen shared their work with the public and showed how they work towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. Inspired by the C40 Summit, which [...]

4 September 2019

Youth empowerment event in UN City: On our way to Nairobi

4 September 2019 - On our way to Nairobi: Empowering adolescents and youth to fulfil their rights. A consultative dialogue at UN City, Copenhagen, 9 September 2019 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm. In September, Save the Children Denmark is hosting the annual meeting of colleagues across the Save the Children International that work with youth empowerment and [...]

11 June 2019

Refugees and migrants from Venezuela top 4 million: UNHCR and IOM

Geneva, 07 June 2019 - The number of Venezuelans leaving their country has reached 4 million, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, announced today. Globally, Venezuelans are one of the single largest population groups displaced from their country. The pace of the outflow from Venezuela has been staggering. [...]

13 May 2019

Invitation – Migration and Displacement: Exploring Tech Solutions for Children on the Move

Exploring digital technology solutions for children and youth 'on the move' Thursday 23 May 2019, 12.00-17.00, UN City Copenhagen Approximately 36 million of the world’s displaced people are children – a number that has doubled within the past decade. The rise in child displacement worldwide is occurring across a rapidly-changing technological landscape. Children and [...]

24 April 2019

Invitation to SDG Talk on Friday 3 May: Media Freedom and the Protection of Journalists

With 80 journalists and media workers killed, over 300 in detention and 60 held hostage, 2018 was the worst year on record for violence and abuse against journalists. A free media continues to be a crucial element to a functioning democracy and one that needs protecting. Despite this, there has been an increase in restrictive [...]

16 April 2019

Invitation – Technology, Innovation & the End of Hunger

UN City Copenhagen, 16 April 2019 - 821 million people go to bed hungry every night and eradicating hunger has become one of the most important challenges of our time. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is working every day around the world to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030. In a fast-moving world, the [...]