2 July 2020

UNOPS calls on the global community to change the way infrastructure is planned, delivered and managed so that it empowers women and girls

Copenhagen, 2 july 2020 A new report published by UNOPS calls on the global community to change the way infrastructure is planned, delivered and managed so that it empowers women and girls. The report, 'Infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women' examines the numerous barriers women and girls face when trying to access basic [...]

2 July 2020

UNICEF Supply Annual Report 2010

Copenhagen, 2 july 2020 The UNICEF 2019 Supply Annual Report provides insights into the scaling up efforts that UNICEF and partners undertook in 2019. In 2019, UNICEF procured $3.826 billion in goods and services for children in 150 countries and areas. This includes life-saving commodities to improve the health, education, safety and well-being of children. [...]

1 July 2020

New WHO report on alcohol pricing: Europe ignores cost-effective ways to lower health risks

Copenhagen, 30 June 2020 According to the new WHO/Europe report, “Alcohol pricing in the WHO European Region”, increasing the prices that consumers pay for alcohol is one of the most cost-effective tools available for policy-makers looking to reduce alcohol consumption and associated harm. Well-chosen pricing policies can help countries not only lower alcohol consumption [...]

26 June 2020

Despite disruptions, UNICEF delivers critical life-saving supplies to over 100 countries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

New York/Copenhagen, 26 June 2020 With the COVID-19 pandemic upending the lives of millions of children around the world, UNICEF is delivering life-saving supplies despite unprecedented transport and logistical constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “From supply shortages to transport constraints, COVID-19 has brought enormous challenges to our supply operations,” said UNICEF Executive Director [...]

18 June 2020

UNHCR Global Trends report: 1 percent of humanity displaced

Copenhagen, 18 June 2020 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today appealing to countries worldwide to do far more to find homes for millions of refugees and others displaced by conflict, persecution or events seriously disturbing public order. This is as a report released today showed that forced displacement is now affecting more than [...]

9 June 2020

Gender lens essential to addressing linked climate change and security crises, urges joint UN report

Nairobi and New York, 9 June 2020 – As countries reel from the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, gender inequality is shaping the experience of crisis, as well as prospects for resilience and recovery. A new report – Gender, Climate & Security: Sustaining Inclusive Peace on the Frontlines of Climate [...]

28 May 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership: Virtual conference seeks climate and sustainable development synergies

Copenhagen, 27 May 2020 UNEP DTU Partnership has been invited to organise a session on transparency in the upcoming Climate and SDGs Synergies Conference 2020. Through three in-depth webinars, UNEP DTU Partnership joins a diverse range of experts and practitioners to delve in to, how countries and stakeholders leverage climate & SDGs synergies for their efforts [...]