Secretary-General U Thant and Family
1968 - A glimpse into UN Secretary-General U Thant's family life at Riverdale, New York.
US Apollo 11 Astronauts Visit UN Headquarters
13 Aug 1969 - The visit and ceremony in honor of the Apollo 11 astronauts at the United Nations Headquarters.
World Chronicle 202: Brian Urquhart, UN Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs
11 Sep 1985 - Michael Littlejohns interviews Brian Urquhart, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs, for World Chronicle program 202.
World AIDS Day 1993: Address by Secretary-General and Musical Performance
1 Dec 1993 - UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali addresses World AIDS Day, followed by a performance by Liza Minnelli.
Into the Vault: 75 Years of UN Audiovisual Heritage
24 Nov 2020 - “Into the Vault: 75 Years of UN Audiovisual Heritage” is a quarterly video series exploring important aspects of the United Nations’ history through selected use of newly digitized materials from the audiovisual archive.
- The AV Library has over 6,330 hours of historical content in 35,16 and 8mm film and 49,400 hours of video stored in its off-site archives.
- To find out more about digitizing this historic UN footage, please contact us.
- Over 18,000 hours of audio in a wide variety of formats are available in our off-site archives.
- 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.
- To find out more about digitizing these historic UN recordings, please contact us