UN70 Anniversary Video Messages

To mark the seventieth anniversary of the United Nations, friends of the Organization - including Heads of State, Goodwill Ambassadors and Special Envoys, UN leaders and even a former Secretary-General, have recorded a series of video messages with UNTV Geneva.

Click here to see the playlist of more than 50 messages featuring Forest Whitaker, Francois Hollande, Juanes, Kofi Annan, High Commissioner Zeid and many more, have to say about the past - and future - of the UN. The messages are available in various languages, all with English subtitles.

Forest Whitaker (US/Eng)

Recommitting to the UN philosophy - Forest Whitaker, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation.

Iker Casillas (Spain/Spa)

Compromiso con los principios de la ONU - Iker Casillas, El embajador de Buena Voluntad del PNUD, portero del FC Porto y capitán de la Selección Española de fútbol.

Kofi Annan (Ghana/Eng)

A UN Ready to Move Forward – Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General.

Maj. Gen. Kristen Lund (Norway/Eng)

Committing to the UN - Major General Kristin Lund, UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus.

Marta (Brazil/Por)

Trabalhando juntos para um mundo melhor - Marta Vieira da Silva, futebol feminino brasileiro e Embaixadora da Boa Vontade do PNUD.

Francois Hollande (France/Fre)

Bâtir un rêve - François Hollande, le Président de la République française.

High Commissioner Zeid (Jordan/Ara or Eng)

Putting an end to atrocities – Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Margaret Chan (China/Eng)

Uplifting values of the UN – Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization.

Irina Bokova (Bulgaria/French)

Une nouvelle opportunité - Irina Bokova, la Diréctrice générale de l'UNESCO.