9 October 2017

Visit UN City on Culture Night 2017

On October 13, UN City welcomes the public on Culture Night 2017. This year you can experience several activities in our green and platinum LEED certified building. The program is as follows: 18.00-22.00: The Journey to the Global Goals With a plane ticket in hand, the participants will visit different regions of the world located [...]

5 September 2017

Invitation – Report launch: Journey to extremism in Africa

UNDP invites you to the launch of the report: Journey to extremism in Africa and the opening of the photo exhibition: Survivors Wednesday 13 September 2017, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. The programme includes speeches and presentations by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UNDP Africa Regional Bureau Director, Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Kenya, [...]

14 August 2017

1,000 young talents gathered this week to work on innovative solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals

This week, 1,000 young talents from 129 countries are gathered in Denmark to create real, implementable and scalable solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals. The event is organized by UNLEASH and was kicked-off in Copenhagen on the 13th of August and will culminate in an awards show in Musikhuset in Aarhus on the 21st [...]

7 August 2017

Invitation to outreach events with Danish Ambassadors and Consul Generals

In connection with the annual Ambassador Meeting in Denmark, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark has arranged a number of outreach events at different venues in Copenhagen. At the events, Danish Ambassadors and Consul Generals will provide insight into the situations, possibilities and challenges of their respective countries. Read about all the events [...]

17 May 2017

Invitation to the premiere of the documentary: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations

Grunnet Film & UN City Copenhagen invite you to the premiere of the documentary: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations Date: Monday the 29th of May Time: 5pm Place: UN City Copenhagen, Marmorvej 51 – 2100 Copenhagen Registration: https://lykketoft-and-the-occasionally-un-tickets.eventbrite.com Mogens Lykketoft is the first ever Dane to hold the position as President of the [...]

9 March 2017

Invitation – Launch of the Human Development Report 2016

UNDP and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs invite you to the Danish launch of the UNDP Human Development Report 2016, which will be presented by Jens Wandel, Assistant UN Secretary-General/Assisting UNDP Administrator, followed by reflections from Martin Bille Hermann, State Secretary for Development Policy, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and by Soraya Ramoul, [...]

3 March 2017

Event invitation – Meet Francois Zimeray for a Discussion on Women’s Rights

In honour of the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Danish UN Association and the Danish Helsinki Committee for Human Rights have invited the French Ambassador in Denmark, Mr. Francois Zimeray,to give a talk on his experience as a former Human Rights Ambassador for France. In particular, Mr. Zimeray will talk on women’s rights. [...]

17 January 2017

Event in UN City on 17 January 2017 – Starving Children or Empowered Individuals?

Recently, there has been increasing focus on how Western aid organizations and media portray situations and people in developing countries and humanitarian crises. Is there a risk that photos of starving children and helpless people reinforce stereotypes and hinder long-term development? Or is it necessary to use “shocking” photos and narratives to get people’s attention [...]

24 October 2016

High level discussion on the role of the Nordics in implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

On October 31st, the Nordic Council and UN City Copenhagen will host a high-level discussion to explore how the Nordic countries can work together to achieve the UN’s global sustainable development goals. The debate will lead up to a summit of the Nordic prime ministers during the 2016 Session of the Nordic Council. In [...]

18 October 2016

UN City welcomed 1,500 people on Culture Night 2016

On October 14 2016, UN City opened its doors to the public on Culture Night. Approximately 1,500 people visited UN City during the night where they were met with an extensive programme for the night. In the UN City auditoriums, the former President of the UN General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft, was interviewed by news [...]