70 Years of Archives Treasures
2014 - Video compilation with highlights of events, personalities, and thematic coverage of the UN audiovisual archives covering almost 70 years of the world Organization.This compilation was originally created to raise awareness of the urgent need to digitize and preserve the United Nations audiovisual heritage for future generations.
1996 - The United Nations celebrates the 1996 Declaration of World Thanksgiving, marking the first time every country in the General Assembly unanimously voted in support of a spiritual idea.
Declaration of the Rights of the Child by Cathleen Nesbitt
1959 - Actress Cathleen Nesbitt reads the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, which was adopted by the General Assembly in 1959. The children’s rights proclamation seeks to stop practices like the one photographed.
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt
1948 - Eleanor Roosevelt reads the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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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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