World Refugee Year
1959 - Pope John XXIII, Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi of Israel, President Mario Echandi of Costa Rica and President Theodor Heuss of the Federal Republic of Germany join voices for the refugees.
Desmond Tutu Addresses UN Special Committee
1985 - Nobel Peace Prize Archbishop Desmond Tutu denounces the Apartheid regime in South Africa in this speech before the Special Political Committee.
Highlights of Japan's Work at the United Nations
27 Jul 2015 - Compilation of selected footage of the work of Japan at the United Nations with highlights of events around the world. The goal of the project was to digitize historic and archival footage in order to make it accessible to the public, as well as safe keep a preservation copy for future generations.
Pattern of Our Lives
1959 - Actors Bing Crosby, Kim Novak, Peter Ustinov and others join Yul Brynner in telling the story of refugees and their lives in the camp, in this special end-of-year programme.
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•Currently, 200 of the 1,000 available historic UN Radio Classics are now available for download on this website.
•In 2013, an independent producer helped to digitize over 100 UN Concerts.
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