The 20th June 1991 was the beginning of a big challenge for the City of Bonn: at this memorable date, the German Parliament decided with a narrow majority to transfer its seat and the core functions of the government to Berlin.
The idea to transform Bonn into a centre for international cooperation has already been part of the parliamentary vote in 1991. Since then, a great number of organisations working in the international field have been attracted to the city. Together with about 150 non-governmental organisations they form a strong network.
Bonn - Federal City and Centre of International Cooperation [PDF, 1394 KB]
With the brochure "Bonn – Federal City and Centre of International Cooperation", the City of Bonn invites to discover the Federal City, UN Campus and the colorful landscape of international organizations in Bonn. Business, science, culture and especially Beethoven do not fall short in the new brochure either.
The most important success in the field of international activities, however, has been the settlement of currently 18 United Nations Organisations, amongst them the UN Climate Secretariat (UNFCCC). International activities concentrate on development cooperation, ecological topics and crisis prevention. Their common denominator is "UN in Bonn - working towards sustainable development worldwide”.
The English internet portal provide a roof for all offers and services that may be of interest to our international organizations, institutions and businesses and their international staff. The web portal also contain press releases and dates as well as important points of contacts and useful hints for living in and moving to Bonn.
Last update: February 10, 2017