13 September 2019

Accelerating women’s right to decide on their own body

13 September 2019 - By Pernille Fenger, chief, UNFPA Nordic Office Today, on Friday 13 September, it has been 25 years since 179 countries agreed that the right of the individual to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights is at the center of sustainable development. At the International Conference on Population and Development [...]

10 September 2019

Joint Statement: Government of Rwanda, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and African Union agree to evacuate refugees out of Libya

Rwanda, 10 September 2019 - by Addis Ababa          The Government of Rwanda, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the African Union have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a transit mechanism for evacuating refugees out of Libya. Under the agreement, the Government of Rwanda will receive and provide [...]

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 [...]

13 August 2019

UN City Personnel gathered for Flag Raising Ceremony in Pride Week

 Copenhagen / 13 August 2019 On August 13, UN City personnel gathered in front of UN City in Copenhagen for Copenhagen Pride week Flag Raising Ceremony. The Ceremony initiates UN City’s involvement in the coming Pride in Copenhagen where UN City personnel will focus on celebrating human rights and the [...]

4 July 2019

Kyrgyzstan ends statelessness in historic first

Geneva, 4 July 2019 - In a breakthrough in the global fight against statelessness, the Kyrgyz Republic has today become a leading example of how statelessness can be eradicated by bringing the number of stateless people in the country from 13,000 to zero in just five years.In a ceremony this morning in the capital, Bishkek, [...]

28 June 2019

Opening remarks at press conference at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan

28 June 2019 - Secretary-General António Guterres Good morning, this G20 meeting takes place in a moment of high tension, high political tension. We have global warming, but we have also global political warming, and this can be seen in relation to trade and technology conflicts, it can be seen in relation to situations [...]