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About UN City

*Please CLICK HERE for important information about UN City visit including security, transportation/arrival, hotel recommendations in the area, and other information.

The 2017 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference will be held at the UN City, Campus 1 in Copenhagen, Denmark. UN City houses 10 organizations—UNDP, UNEP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNOPS, WFP, UN Women and WHO. The building has around 1500 employees from more than 100 different countries. UN City is one of the most sustainable buildings of its kind in Scandinavia. It has received a Platinum LEED-certificate and the European Commission’s Green Building Award for New Buildings.

For area attractions and links to other related resources, please visit the Area Information page.


Photo of UN city

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons user Heb


How to Get Here

UN City is located at Marmorvej 51, DK-2100 Copenhagen. It is easy to reach by metro or bus, bicycle, or car from the center of the city. If you travel by metro, you can take the S-train on line A, B, C, E, H and walk 7 or so minutes from Nordhavn Station. If you are staying at the Imperial Hotel, you may take the train frmo Vesterport Station to Nordhavn Station and then walk to UN City, following the walking  instructions in the map below. Those staying at the Adina Hotel may walk to the UN City in 11 min following the directions below. If you travel by bus, you can take bus nr. 26 from Østerport Station in the center of the city. Using public transportation, the approximate travel time to UN City from Copenhagen Central Station is 25 minutes and from Copenhagen Airport around 45 minutes. 

If you wish to commute by bicycle to the UN City conference venue, it is just a 15 min ride from the center of the city (or from the Imperial Hotel, which has a limited number of bicycles available for guests). There are many places to rent/hire bicycles throughout the city: please see http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen/transportation/copenhagen-bike-rentals for more information. You may also learn more about statistics on biking in Copenhagen here.

Security

In order to access the building, you will need to go through a security check similar to that at an airport. Therefore, we advise you to show up early, bring a valid form of government-issued picture ID such as your passport. For larger conferences and events, we recommend arriving at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Please do not bring any sharp objects (toiletry items, pocket knives, etc. that could be considered weapons) or you will be denied entry.

Contact

For more information, go to UN.dk or contact the UN City reception at +45 45 33 5000. To contact the local conference event coordinator at UNICEF Supply Division HQ, you may ask for Sunitha Balraj by calling +45 45 33 55 00. 


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Please note that the conference organizers will not provide airport transfer or assistance in booking accommodations for conference attendees. Please see information at left to book a hotel or shared accommodation or the Area Information page for assistance with transportation.

Travel Info

Attendees should book air travel into Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup. This airport is the main international airport serving Copenhagen, Denmark.
Local currency is the “Kroner” (1 USD is approx. 7 DKK and 1 Euro is approx. 7.5 Danish kroner). You can pay with international cards many places in Copenhagen and often at hotels. Local time zone will be CET (Central Europe Time) UTC+2:00DST on the date of the conference.
Copenhagen summers are comfortable, with high temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the low 70s. Still, you should pack some warm clothes to protect against cool winds, which sweep across from the Baltic Sea (even the summer sees its share of chilly breezes).
Denmark, like most other European countries, has 220-volt AC, 50Hz current and uses two-pin continental plugs.
If you visit from the UK and Ireland, you will need an adaptor for electric appliances, whereas North Americans need a transformer in order to use their 110/125V appliances | type A & B plugs. About adapters, converters and transformers.

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About the Conference Series

The Health & Humanitarian Conference series is organized each year by the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) at Georgia Tech in partnership with INSEAD, MIT, and Northeastern University, with generous support from corporate and other organizational sponsors.

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For general information about the conference, including registration, please use our contact form or the below:

  • humlogconf (@) gatech.edu
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