In October, 1994, President Nelson Mandela became the first leader of South Africa ever to address the United Nations General Assembly. He issued a ringing call for democracy, peace and prosperity to prevail everywhere.
"UN in Action" reports on the work of the United Nations and its Agencies around the world. They illustrate UN peacekeeping efforts as well as projects aimed at reducing poverty and human suffering, fighting disease, providing humanitarian assistance and stimulating economic growth.
UN In Action is an award-winning UNTV original production of short features series. This monthly series puts a human face on the work of the UN and its agencies around the world.