Strong UN. Better World.
The 70th anniversary of the United Nations is an opportunity to reflect – to look back on the UN’s history and take stock of its enduring achievements. It is also an opportunity to spotlight where the UN – and the international community as a whole – needs to redouble its efforts to meet current and future challenges across the three pillars of its work: peace and security, development, and human rights. More
Turn the world UN blue
On UN Day in October, in celebration of the UN's 70th anniversary, more than 350 landmarks in more than 90 countries across the globe lit blue - the official colour of the United Nations . View the Storymap below and take a journey around the world to see pictures of the event. To see all the lighted sites, visit our UNBlue Flickr album.