Pavarotti Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights
10 Dec 1998 - Opera singer Luciano Pavarotti performs at recital in General Assembly Hall commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Easy as ABC - H is for Humankind
28 Jan 1960 - Easy as ABC – A series of 20 half-hour programmes on the aims and work of UNESCO.
1st Meeting of Security Council
1946 - The Security Council opens its first meeting with consideration on the Report of the Preparatory Commission, selection of the President of the Security Council, adoption of the agenda, adoption of provisional rules of procedures, recommendation on the appointment of the Secretary-General and other matters.
The Big If
1981 - A short animated film by the award-winning artist Bretislav Pojar on the question of the economic consequences of the arms race.
UN Day Concert - Part 1
24 Oct 1959 - UN Day Concert.
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