United Nations Office at Nairobi

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The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence.wikipedia
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United Nations

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The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence.
The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City; other main offices are in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna and The Hague.

Nairobi

Nairobi, KenyaNairobi AreaNairobi Province
In November 2004, the United Nations Security Council held a rare session at Nairobi to discuss the takeover of southern and western Sudan.
Home to thousands of Kenyan businesses and over 100 major international companies and organizations, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), Nairobi is an established hub for business and culture.

Embassy of the United States, Nairobi

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It stands across the street from the US Embassy in Kenya.
In 2003, the US opened a new embassy in the suburb of Gigiri, across from the Office of the United Nations in Nairobi.

Gigiri

The complex of buildings is located next to the Karura Forest in the Gigiri district of Nairobi, along United Nations Avenue.

Philippe Pastor

Burned Trees, a series of sculptures designed by Monegasque artist Philippe Pastor aimed at drawing attention to forest conflagrations, has been exhibited continuously at the office since 2006.
As part of the United Nations Environment Programme, these sculptures, called "Burned Trees", have been exhibited permanently at the United Nations Office at Nairobi since 2006, and at the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport in Southern France.

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

The current Director-General is Maimunah Mohd Sharif who holds the position in an acting capacity.
Maimunah Mohd Sharif (born 26 August 1961) is the Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Acting Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON).

United Nations Human Settlements Programme

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The United Nations Office at Nairobi also hosts the global headquarters for two programmes: the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
UN-Habitat maintains its headquarters at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya.

Headquarters of the United Nations

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These were opened in Geneva (Switzerland) in 1946, Vienna (Austria) in 1980, and Nairobi (Kenya) in 1996.

Achim Steiner

UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner.
The Secretary-General appointed Steiner as Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), where he served from March 2009 to May 2011.

Hanna Tetteh

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In 2018, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Tetteh as Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), succeeding Sahle-Work Zewde.

United Nations Security Council

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In November 2004, the United Nations Security Council held a rare session at Nairobi to discuss the takeover of southern and western Sudan.

South Sudan

Southern SudanRepublic of South SudanSouth Sudanese
In November 2004, the United Nations Security Council held a rare session at Nairobi to discuss the takeover of southern and western Sudan.

Darfur

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In November 2004, the United Nations Security Council held a rare session at Nairobi to discuss the takeover of southern and western Sudan.

Sudan

SudaneseRepublic of SudanRepublic of the Sudan
In November 2004, the United Nations Security Council held a rare session at Nairobi to discuss the takeover of southern and western Sudan.

John Danforth

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The meeting was convened at the urging of then-Ambassador John Danforth of the United States.

Karura Forest

The complex of buildings is located next to the Karura Forest in the Gigiri district of Nairobi, along United Nations Avenue.
The United Nations Office at Nairobi and UNEP headquarters are located adjacent to the forest.

Zero-energy building

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The UN complex contains a 'green' building, a completely energy and carbon-neutral building, housing UNEP and UN-Habitat offices.

Energy neutral design

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The UN complex contains a 'green' building, a completely energy and carbon-neutral building, housing UNEP and UN-Habitat offices.

Carbon neutrality

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The UN complex contains a 'green' building, a completely energy and carbon-neutral building, housing UNEP and UN-Habitat offices.

Secretary-General of the United Nations

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It was opened on 31 March 2011 by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki.

Ban Ki-moon

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It was opened on 31 March 2011 by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki.