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UN Women Unveils Beijing+20 Campaign In New York City

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United Nations - At the historic Apollo Theatre in New York, UN Women on Thursday launched a year-long campaign to spark global dialogue and actions on women's rights and gender equality. The Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it! campaign commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing which set a path-breaking agenda on women's rights in 1995. Show less
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Selection of statements/remarks by United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
UN peacekeeping exists to help countries torn by conflict create the conditions for lasting peace.

The nature of our work has evolved to meet the demands of different conflicts and a changing political landscape.

These videos offer you an insight into the work of our peacekeepers in our missions around the world.

UN Peacekeeping website:
http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/
A selection of historical videos
  • Clearing the Way

    United Nations, New York, February 2012 - In the centre of Manhattan, six blocks have been cleared to make a site for the U.N. Headquarters. In the eyes of group of neighbourhood children, this is...
  • World Day of Audiovisual Heritage: Inventory and preservation of a legacy at risk

    United Nations, New York, 27 October 2010 - 27 October is World Day of Audiovisual Heritage, declared by UNESCO in 2005, a day which aims to raise awareness of the importance of audiovisual documen...
  • A Place To Stand

    United Nations, 1995 - The six segments of this multi-award-winning 15-minute programme A Place to Stand, Building Tomorrow, Keeping the Peace, Our Global Conscience, Connections and Imagine exam...
  • First Steps

    In this short film a child with disabilities learns to walk: first to move, then to stand, and finally to take his first steps. The film introduces different techniques of physiotherapy. It also h...
  • The Impossible Dream

    United Nations, 1983 -An animated film, co-produced with Dagmar Doubkova of Kratkty Films, Czechoslovakia, takes a wry humorous look at a problem faced by women everywhere: the double-workload of a...
  • In the cause of Peace: Honouring 60 years of UN Peacekeeping

    United Nations, January 2009 (English Video): UN peacekeeping has been developed to help countries torn by conflict create conditions for lasting peace since the first mission was established in Ma...
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