Into the Vault: 75 Years of UN Audiovisual Heritage - Episode 2
2 Jun 2021 - “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.
A Workshop for Peace
29 Sep 2005 - A documentary film about the birth of the United Nations and the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of the building of its Headquarters.
Ralph Bunche Presents Oscar for Best Picture
29 Mar 1951 - Ralph Bunche, Nobel Laureate and one of the founders of the United Nations, presents the Academy Award for best picture at the 23rd Oscars ceremony on 29 March 1951, at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
Secretary-General U Thant and Family
1968 - A glimpse into UN Secretary-General U Thant's family life at Riverdale, New York.
- The AV Library has over 6,330 hours of historical content in 35,16 and 8mm film and 49,400 hours of video stored in its off-site archives.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