YOUNG gets visitors from all types of upper secondary school and vocational school level, whether your students are from STX, HF, HTX, HHX, EUX, EUD, FGU, STU, etc.
The visit is free and introduces students to sustainable development, the UN, and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals through various themes and activities, all aimed at contributing to students’ engagement as global citizens.
Our visits accommodates one class at the time or groups with 15-30 students. All teaching can also be conducted in English for international classes or students with advanced language skills.
You can read about the possible themes and find the booking platform below. All themes include an introduction to the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals.
You will find practical information about visiting UN City at the bottom of this page.
Please note that parts of the booking system are in Danish. Alternatively, you are welcome to contact us via e-mail.
We look forward to seeing you!
Read about our themes for youth education programs and make a booking through our system on the far right. All students receive a thorough introduction to the UN, the Sustainable Development Goals, and a tour of UN City. A visit thus includes classroom instruction, a tour, a break, and finally, a creative activity where the Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability come into play.
The Sustainable Development Goals in a Global ContextRead more
Everyone can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, but how is that contribution different for families in Denmark, Nigeria, Brazil, or Nepal?
In addition to a thorough introduction to the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals, students in youth education programs here have the opportunity to work creatively on how the Sustainable Development Goals are utilized in different, and sometimes very similar, ways around the world. The visit includes classroom instruction, a tour, and finally, an extended, creative activity in groups with the opportunity for presentations.
From Farm to ForkRead more
The journey from farm to fork can be long and challenging for a food item, and it can have a significant impact on all the people and places it passes through. Perhaps its production is associated with a massive CO2 emissions, modern slavery, deforestation in the rainforest, or something else entirely?
This visit focuses on food waste, working conditions, and the carbon footprint associated with the food industry by teaching students about the supply chain from farm to fork. The visit includes classroom instruction, a tour, and finally, a creative role-playing activity in groups where students act as executives of a food company tasked with making the journey from farm to fork more sustainable by incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals.
Responsible Consumption and ProductionRead more
How many countries, lives, and liters of fossil fuels are needed to produce a pair of sneakers? And can it be done more sustainably?
In addition to an introduction to the UN, a thorough overview of the Sustainable Development Goals, and a tour of UN City, students here have the opportunity to work creatively with the Sustainable Development Goals as a tool to develop more sustainable production methods worldwide. The visit includes classroom instruction, a tour, and finally, a creative role-playing activity in groups where students act as executives in a shoe company tasked with making their company more sustainable by integrating the Sustainable Development Goals across their entire business.
- Upper secondary school and vocational school level
Timing and Duration
- The session lasts for 2.5 hours and starts either at 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Check available times in our booking system.
- Please note that it’s unfortunately not possible to have lunch in UN City, but there is a 10-minute break for a snack.
- Students are not expected to have prior knowledge about the UN or the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Prior to your visit, you must send a list with the names of all participants.
- All guests must go through a security check similar to those at airports.
- Everyone must present ID at the security check. If you are under 18 years old, you can present your health insurance card physically or through the health insurance card app, while everyone over 18 years old must present photo ID.
- Please feel free to contact us if your class or students have special needs, so we can do our best to accommodate your needs/wishes.
- UN City is wheelchair accessible, and it is possible to enter and move around the building in a wheelchair.