United Nations

  • Poster: Freedom from Hunger. United Nations Day.

    United Nations Day. Freedom from hunger

    September 6, 2013

    Promotional poster for United Nations Day. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, […]

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  • The United Nations System

    The United Nations System

    August 23, 2013

    Organogram of (principal) organs of the United Nations, specialized agencies and other autonomous organizations within the system. Principal organs: General Assemblee, Trusteeship Council, Security Council, Interantional Court of Justice, Secretariat, Economic and Social Council.

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  • Vereenigde Naties. Elkaar begrijpen – in vrede leven

    June 12, 2013

    United Nations Peace Poster with the text “Understand each other – live in peace”. Image: In the center of the image a globe is depicted covered with photographs of people from all kind of nations. In front of the globe, at the left upper side, a dove is depicted with an olive branch, a symbol […]

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  • United

    United. The United Nations fight for Freedom

    June 12, 2013

    Propaganda poster for the United Nations, founded after World War II. Image: War scene with international forces, tanks, naval ships and warplanes ‘fighting for freedom’. The horizon is colored orange due to fightings and bombings. Dark clouds of smoke are rising up in the sky. In these clouds, in the center of the image, flags of UN […]

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  • United Nations Day October 24

    United Nations Day. October 24

    June 12, 2013

    Poster for the United Nations Day, an international observance to mark the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations on October 24, 1945. Image: a blue globe in a peacefull light blue sky with above the globe the logo of the United Nations.

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  • F.N.s Observatorer vogter Freden (U.N. Peacekeepers)

    June 12, 2013

    Danish Poster to inform the public about the Peace keeping works of the United Nations. Image: In the front an United Nations observer with a binocular. In the background several UN-observers with a white flag.

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  • 24 October dag der Verenigde Naties

    24 October Dag der Verenigde Naties

    June 12, 2013

    United Nations poster on occasion of United Nations Day, 24 october. Image: Brown globe with a blue flag with UN logo.

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  • A Worldwide Felt Need to End Violence against Women and Girls for Once and for All

    A Worldwide Felt Need to End Violence against Women and Girls for Once and for All

    March 22, 2013

    Several violent and cruel gang rapes in India and South Africa, and the death of Reeva Steenkamp, who was shot and killed inside the house of her Olympic athlete boyfriend, have brought the issue of violence against women to the public conscience. The tsunami of violence against women has shocked and dismayed people all over the globe and led to public outrage, protests and public debates. How should the Indian criminal justice system be improved? What will it take to end violence against women?

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  • Ban Ki-moon Congratulates The Hague on the 100-year Anniversary of the Peace Palace

    Ban Ki-moon congratulates The Hague on the 100-year Anniversary of the Peace Palace

    January 4, 2013

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the city of The Hague and the Government of The Netherlands on the 100-year anniversary of the Peace Palace. The Secretary-General conveyed his sentiments in a video message aired during The Hague’s New Year’s reception on 2 January. In the video Ban Ki-moon stressed that the city is recognised worldwide as a beacon for international law.

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  • This Time for Africa

    October 26, 2012

    Even though the biggest economy of the African continent is working on a new future, the country is still facing a lot of social problems. Lately, the news showed us the mine strikes in the platinum industry. These strikes can have an impact on other sectors as well, which is not preferable in a country like South Africa. Furthermore, there is unemployment and poverty, but still one of South Africa’s biggest problems is the people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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