Facts and Figures on UN Bonn

The development of the UN Campus in Bonn in a NUTSHELL

1951Liaison Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR, since 1999 in Berlin)

1991Decision to move German Government and Parliament from Bonn to Berlin

1994Berlin/Bonn Act: Decision to position the Federal City of Bonn as Development hub for national, international and supranational entities. 1, 437 Billion EUR were invested between 1995-2004.

1996Handover of Haus Carstanjen to the then SG Boutros Boutros-Ghali); Arrival of United Nations Volunteers Programme, Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

2006Inauguration of the UN Campus Bonn (Langer Eugen) by then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, now home to 13 out of 14 UN Bonn agencies. Given the increase of staff, UNFCCC remains in Haus Carstanjen.

2013– July: the former Altes Abgeordnetenhochhaus (AHH) becomes part of UN Campus and is an extraterritorial area
– August: International Childcare Centre opened
– October: part of the Climate Change Secretariat moves into new premises in the AHH

Before 2020New extension building is expected to be completed.

Staff of UN Bonn

2016

approx.

950

employees in total