Below you find a selection of our newsletter articles.

Coming up in November: Major UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn

By John Hay, Communications & Outreach, UNFCCC The next major UN climate change conference, known as “COP23” will take place in Bonn from 6 to 17 November. The meeting is expected to attract up to 20 thousand participants...Read more

Playfully Generating Ideas for Sustainable Development: Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development, 1 to 3 March 2017, World Conference Center Bonn

As reported in our last newsletter, the new member of Bonn’s UN family, the UN SDG Action Campaign, has taken up its work in Bonn and it is now launching its Global Campaign Center for the SDGs in Bonn with a big, innovative...Read more

What’s on in Bonn in late summer and fall?

Apart from celebrating our city’s most famous son during our annual Beethoven Festival, our city boasts another highlight in fall: Pützchens Markt, a giant fun fair held in early September every year. The fair is one of the...Read more

Baseball in Bonn - or how a crazy idea turns into a success story

The Bonn Capitals were founded in 1989 and have become the second largest club in Germany today. We spoke to Mirko Heid, formerly a player and sports director of the Bonn Capitals, a club well known beyond Bonn and member of the...Read more

Beethovenfest Bonn: getting ready for the big anniversary in 2020

Exciting times ahead: with the anniversary celebrations for the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven coming up in 2020, the City of Bonn will again be celebrating its greatest son with this year’s Beethovenfest in fall. Bonn’s...Read more

Leaving no one behind: Global Action Campaign Center for the SDGs to start working in Bonn

The UN SDG Action Campaign, formerly known as the UN Millennium Campaign, is a special initiative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, established to empower and inspire people across the world to take action to contribute to the...Read more

Shaping a Sustainable Future – Twenty Years of United Nations Bonn 1996-2016

#UNBONN20 stands for a continuous growth of Germany’s United Nations City and also for an unprecedented success story in the field of sustainability. Bonn as an international location and platform of international dialogue is not...Read more

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