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The United Nations provides summaries of its meetings and events, in addition to press releases, news, and features. We offer live-feeds for broadcasters and live-coverage on our streaming channel, YouTube channel, and on various social media outlets.
Our feature programmes, including interviews, special videos, and documentaries, can be viewed online.
Find the latest stories and radio programmes in the 6-official languages plus Hindi, Kiswahili, and Portuguese. If you are interested in the history of the UN, the Audiovisual Library has archived content from the 1920s to the present. UN Photo also has archival, as well as current pictures. If you are on the go, our News app and our Audio app are available for free download on iOS and Android devices.
Nzambi Matee, Young Champion of the Earth 2020 — UNEP‘s Young Champions of the Earth prize honors outstanding environmental leaders from the public and private sectors. UN YouTube Channel.
The media during the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council ©UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré
The UN Journal has a list of today’s and forthcoming meetings at UN Headquarters. Also available are daily lists of meetings taking place at UN offices around the world, documents, media alerts, press conferences, noon briefings, and more.
Read same-day summaries of official meetings, conferences, and events at UN Headquarters and overseas. Press releases are available from various bodies and departments.
Live broadcast quality feeds are available for broadcasters; fiber connection to New York video hubs (Encompass and The Switch) with embedded audio in 8 channels. Usage fees apply.
Secretary-General António Guterres speaks with journalists in Mali ©UN Photo/Marco Dormino
The UN Department of Global Communications tells the United Nations story across multiple platforms, digital and traditional, to build support for the aims and work of the Organization. Through our global operations and offices in 60 countries, we reach millions of people with trusted, objective information and an inclusive message that enables the public, civil society, private sector, and Member States to engage in our work.
Communicating in more than 80 languages, the Department embodies our principle of multilingualism.
Daily news updates, features, photo essays, thematic focus pages, and interviews with UN officials and advocates who have lent their voice to UN causes.
In addition to live and on-demand video-clips of meetings, events, and conferences from UN WebTV, there are features and stories on important global issues.
UN audio programmes, news stories, and interviews with key UN officials. Our hit UN News podcast “UNComplicated” gives you a unique perspective on the work of the Organization and the views of UN experts on important subjects. Our award-winning “Awake at Night” podcast gives an intimate and personal peek into the lives of UN staff who are striving to make a difference around the globe.
For media outlets and other content providers, we offer partnership opportunities. Everyone is also invited to engage with us via our various social media platforms.
UN Photo covers the Organization’s work in the field and at Headquarters. The latest photos taken by UN photographers around the world, as well as archival ones, are available for high-resolution download by registering at the website. This includes photos of the Secretary-General, Security Council and General Assembly meetings, UN peacekeeping missions and historical photos, to name a few.
Sea lions at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon – southeast Iceland ©UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
Secretary-General António Guterres gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at Adlai Stevenson High School in the Bronx – New York ©UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
Helin Argav, a UN tour guide from Germany, describes for visitors posters created by Brazilian artist Otavio Roth ©UN Photo/Manuel Elías
A 106-year-old woman sits in front of her home guarding it with a rifle in Degh village – southern Armenia ©UN Photo/Armineh Johannes
An sculpture by Alan Parkinson at UNOG is designed to challenge communities to think more creatively about how to make the work of the Human Rights Council better understood and applied around the world ©UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré
Olumuyiwa Ogunbamow and his son Adefie (5), visiting from Nigeria, take photos in front of the “Non-Violence” sculpture ©UN Photo/Kim Haughton
Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a Cree Chief from Canada, makes a ceremonial call to order ©UN Photo/Kim Haughton
A member of the band BTS (Bangtan Boys) from the Republic of Korea, speaks the high-level event on Youth2030 ©UN Photo/Mark Garten
Emma Watson (British Actor and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador) co-hosts a special event organized by UN Women in support of their HeForShe campaign ©UN Photo/Mark Garten
Interested in the history of the UN? The UN Audiovisual Library has archived audio and video content from the 1920s to the present. There you can also hear the history of the Organization dating back to its founding in 1945. Many audio and video categories contain historical UN moments. You can even see the history of the UN’s predecessor, the League of Nations.
Hollywood Star Audrey Hepburn lends her voice to tell the harrowing tale of the work of UNICEF ©UN Photo/Albert Fox
Exhibitions and Outreach archive ©UN Archives and Records Management – UNRRA/2396