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While the UN Headquarters in New York is closed, you can visit the online experience and discover the iconic building.



In Their Hands: Women Taking Ownership of Peace

This exhibition portrays 14 women from the Middle East, South America and Africa who have mediated with armed groups, participated in peace talks, advanced political solutions and advocated for women’s rights, alongside the women photographers who captured their stories. It invites visitors to discover some of the many women bringing and maintaining peace.

The exhibit is organized by the the UN Department of Peace Operations and UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs together with UN Women and in partnership with Photoville.

"In Their Hands: Women Taking Ownership of Peace" virtual exhibit


Humans in the Climate Crisis

This powerful exhibit highlights the lasting impact that climate change has on the planet through the stories of individuals and families from around the world that have been directly affected by this crisis. It invites visitors to recognize that in the race against the climate crisis, no one can be left behind.

The exhibit is organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

"Humans in the Climate Crisis" virtual exhibit


In Images: Plastic is Forever

This powerful exhibit raises awareness of the lasting impact that plastic pollution has on the planet. Highlighting photographers from around the world, it showcases how the indiscriminate use of plastic waste is impacting their daily lives and surroundings. The exhibit is drawn from the finalists of the Plastic Waste Partnership photography contest.

The exhibit is organized by the Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership, with the support of the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions under the United Nations Environment Programme, the Geneva Environment Network, and the City of Geneva.

"In Images: Plastic is Forever" virtual exhibit