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




employees in total