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International Profile

As Germany’s United Nations City, Bonn performs tasks for the entire state. With the establishment of United Nations institutions, including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), numerous other international organizations also came to Bonn.

Together with some 150 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), they form a strong network. International activities in Bonn focus on global issues of the future such as sustainability, voluntary participation, development cooperation and disaster prevention.

The City of Bonn offers numerous services to support and promote its international network of Bonn-based organizations.

International Services

UN Services

The City of Bonn supports the work of the United Nations in Bonn in numerous ways, for example by

  • Advertising and accompanying the organizations and their staff on site
  • Promoting the work and topics of the UN in Bonn
  • Providing services, organizing official functions or compiling suitable, event-related supporting programmes for conferences at the location

NGO Services

The City of Bonn supports the settlement and work of internationally active non-governmental organizations in the fields of environment, climate and sustainable development by

  • Providing advice on administrative and legal aspects of relocation / establishment (association / corporate laws)
  • Supporting the search for suitable properties
  • Assisting with formalities and official matters
  • Offering annual partnerships
  • Providing services for employees on site
Department of International Affairs and Global Sustainability
Head of office: Stefan Wagner

Guest contributions

Here you will find a collection of guest contributions from international organizations in Bonn. The spectrum of topics ranges from fair fashion to the "little miracles of Bonn" reported on by retired ambassador Harald Ganns.

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