Job-Tickets for UN-staff, E-mobility at COP 23 UNFCCC and beyond – and #UNBonn25 anniversary train circulating line 66: Anja Wenmakers, CEO of Stadtwerke Bonn Mobility, arrived in Bonn on the eve of the inauguration of UN Campus in 2006. Since, she is a part of the sustainability movement in our international city on the Rhine.
Dr. Gesa Maschkowski
Bonn wants to be climate-neutral by 2035 at the latest. Together with the Bonn Transition Town initiative, a broad participation process has been launched to shape the path towards this goal. Dr. Gesa Maschkowski speaks about the need for transformation and the "Bonn4Future" process.
Yunus Arikan is the Director of Global Advocacy of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and focal point to the Local Governments and Municipal Authorities Constituency in the global climate, biodiversity and SDG-Agendas. Meet him on the rooftop of the ICLEI-building with a beautiful view on UN Campus.
Without Audrey Ewert and her colleagues in the General Services team little moves within the UNFCCC premises. In her private life, Audrey rather moves the masses. She is Australian with family relations in Godesberg, Audrey became a passionate Carnivalist and she is part of AKP Carnival association in Godesberg and the designated UNiversa of UN Funken in 2021/22.
Carol Atwell is a Canadian citizen and moved to Bonn with her husband Richard and their children, to work for UN Bonn, or more precisely the UN Volunteers programme. Bonn has become their home away from home.
Right next to the United Nations, Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster with employees from more than 140 nations, provides journalistic content in 32 languages. And as Deputy Head of International Relations and Diversity, Xiaoying Zhang works with broadcasters and organizations around the world.
Inside UN Women: Victoria Simpson joined UN Women Germany as an intern amidst the pandemic.
Climate, nature and land are our livelihoods. That's what Marcos Montoiro and the Convention to Combat Land Degradation stand for. And they use culture as the language that reaches people's hearts. That's why UNCCD and the Festival Over the Border are partners.
Manuel Banha (in German)
Over the Border? Culture has no borders: Manuel Banha and his world music festival have partnered up with UNCCD, the Convention to Combat Land Degradation.
Francesca Racioppi is head of the WHO ECEH office at UN Bonn and currently Chair of Heads of Agencies. Meet her in a video and learn about health, environment and UN Bonn.
She is the eye of the storm. When listening to Marie Mechineau-Moormann telling stories of the climate conference of 2017 in the World Conference Center Bonn, you hear the passion in every word. Grand opening with UN VIPs or business conference – the world is meeting in Bonn.
General Music Director Dirk Kaftan and the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn are bringing music to the world – and recently the orchestra has been appointed by the Climate Change Convention as official Climate Ambassador. We met him in the garden of Bonn’s Beethovenhaus, Beethoven’s birthplace.
Richard Kinley from Canada has witnessed and shaped the story of UNBonn and in particular of the Climate Change Convention from day one. A gallery on Bonn’s UN Campus showcasing the history of the UNFCCC is named after him. Richard and his wife Carol decided to stay in Bonn after retiring from their UN jobs.
Professor Imme Scholz
Professor Imme Scholz and her fellow researchers at the German Institute for Development Research work on core questions of development policies and provide advice to the Federal Government of Germany, for example in the context of the 2030 agenda.
Pedro Munoz at Deutsche Post DHL headquarters – one of the global players in economy in Bonn and direct neighbor to the UN Campus - is a member of the BonnExpat Organizing Committee – BonnExpat.com is a joint initiative of DHL, the Foundation for International Relations of the Savings Bank in Bonn and the City of Bonn and part of the welcome services to the international community.
Meet Marie-Theres Baranski, Master Student in Disaster Risk Management (Program by United Nations University and University of Bonn) and also works for the Bonn Network Civil Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction.
The United Nations Volunteers programme was the first entity to settle in Bonn on 20 June 1996. UNV Executive Coordinator Toily Kurbanov speaks about the milestones of UN Bonn.
Dr. Rainer Lassig
Ambassador Dr. Rainer Lassig is head of the Liaison Office for the UN Campus Bonn / International Organizations in Germany at the Federal Foreign Office.
Dr. Mark Speich
Dr. Mark Speich is not only a native of Bonn, but also State Secretary for Federal Affairs, Europe and International Affairs, authorized representative of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia to the federal government and head of the NRW state representation in Berlin.
The state of NRW continuously accompanies and supports Bonn and the UN in Bonn as a reliable partner.
Miriam Mona Müller
Miriam Mona Müller
The German United Nations Association NRW is an important partner when it comes to raising awareness for the work of the United Nations. Miriam Mona Müller is a member of the state executive board.
12 of the 17 SDGs cannot be achieved without gender equality. UN Women Germany is working to achieve this. Honorary Chair Karin Nordmeyer shares her experiences from more than two decades.
Ambassador (ret.) Harald Ganns has accompanied 25 years of the UN in Bonn. Today he works at the UN in Bonn, more precisely at UNRIC, the United Nations Regional Information Centre.
The United Nations University and the University of Bonn work closely together. Marie-Claire Wimmer is a participant in the master's program.
From the UN to culture, it's not far. Dr. Michael Klevenhaus runs the museum catering at the Bundeskunsthalle and Kunstmuseum - and welcomes UN employees every day at lunchtime.
Patricia Baier has been the Director of the Bonn International School since 2016.