UN Bonn Preview 2019 connects UN Organizations, Local Media, and Civil Society
On January 29, 2019 UN Bonn hosted the annual press preview providing local media and NGO representatives with an outlook on this year’s priorities, activities, and events. Eleven Bonn-based UN organizations presented their strategic focus for 2019 followed by a Q&A session.
UN Secretary-General: New Year's message 2019
"Everywhere, people are mobilizing behind the Sustainable Development Goals – our global blueprint for peace, justice and prosperity on a healthy planet.
When international cooperation works, the world wins."
UN Day 2018: Acting for sustainable development, leaving no one behind
This year’s UN Day celebration in the City of Bonn took place on 20 October, just four days ahead of the anniversary of the entry into force of the UN-Charter on 24 October 1945, which marks the creation of the United Nations.
Federal President meets Heads of UN Organizations in Bonn
During his week-long stay at Villa Hammerschmidt in Bonn, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier also met with the Heads of Agencies of the United Nations Organisations in Germany.
Amongst other things, the meeting on 31. August 2018 revolved around Germany's seat on the UN-Security Council as well as the City of Bonn positioning as a UN-Hub for Sustainability and the 2030 Agenda. Furthermore, the Heads of Agencies updated Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on their work.
UN remembers Kofi Annan: A leader who put people at the centre of the Organization’s work
Former UN Secretary-General was remembered on Wednesday as the embodiment of the global Organization that works to improve the lives of men and women worldwide.
During a wreath-laying ceremony in New York, the current UN chief António Guterres led staff members in paying respects to the mild-mannered diplomat from Ghana who rose through the UN system to become its seventh leader in January 1997, serving two consecutive five-year terms.
UN Forum spotlights cities, where the struggle for sustainability “will be won or lost”
With 55 percent of the world population living in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68 percent by 2050, urbanization is one of the most important issues when it comes to sustainable development.
Although cities are often characterized by stark socioeconomic inequalities and poor environmental conditions, they also offer growth and development potential – making them central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and a main focus of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), which is currently coming together in New York.
GIRLS‘ DAY 2018: Visit to the United Nations in Bonn
8. Mai 2018 – As part of this year's Girls' Day, 15 female students visited the United Nations in Bonn at the invitation of Bonn's only female Member of Parliament, Katja Dörner.
UNFCCC: Climate conference in Bonn
UNFCCC: Climate conference in Bonn
The 48th sessions of the Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 48) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 48) will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 30 April to 10 May 2018. The Bonn Climate Change Conference will also include the fifth part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-5).
The Subsidiary bodies hold the meeting in preparation for the COP 24 in Kattowitz.
UNEP/EUROBATS: The Social Calls for Bats Conference 2018
The event brings together the latest research on social calls and bat communication.