24 October 2016

Secretary-General Welcomes Plans to Create New Museum about United Nations in Copenhagen as Instrumental for Supporting Sustainable Development Goals

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement today of the creation of the Museum for the United Nations — UN Live.

This new, global museum, headquartered in Copenhagen, will engage audiences on the work and values of the United Nations through online and other exhibits in locations around the world.

The Secretary-General is appreciative of the many partners, including the Government of Denmark, whose support of this project helps the United Nations by making its work accessible to a broader global public.

The Secretary-General looks forward to cooperation between the United Nations system and the Museum to help raise awareness about and build support for the Sustainable Development Goals and our efforts to build a better shared future for all.

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