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provides summaries of its meetings and events, in addition to press releases, , and features. In addition to and live-feeds for broadcasters, we offer live-coverage on our , , and on various social media outlets.

Our feature programmes, including interviews, special videos, and documentaries, can be viewed online.

Find the and in the 6-official languages plus Hindi, Kiswahili, and Portuguese. If you are interested in the history of the UN, the has archived content from the 1920s to the present. also has archival, as well as current pictures. If you are on the go, our and our Audio app are available for free download on and devices.


24 June marks the International Day of Women in Diplomacy. Women have long made an outsized contribution to peace, development and human rights. The International Day recognizes this and offers a chance to renew commitment to women's equality in the interest of all humanity.
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UN Meetings and Events

The medias covering meetings during a Session of the Human Rights Council.

The media during the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council ?UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferr

The has a list of todays 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.

Meetings Coverage

Read same-day summaries of official meetings, conferences, and events at UN Headquarters and overseas. Press releases are available from various bodies and departments.

Broadcast Feeds

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.

UN News

Secretary-General speaks into a microphone surrounded by men in military uniform and others.

Secretary-General Antnio 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 , there are features and stories on important global issues.



, news stories, and interviews with key UN officials. Our hit UN News podcast "" 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

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 . 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 Jo?kulsa?rlo?n glacial lagoon - southeast Iceland ?UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe


Secretary-General Anto?nio 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 Eli?as


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 Ferre?


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


UN Archive

Interested in the history of the UN? The 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 UNs predecessor, the League of Nations.

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