News and Media

UN News and Media provides a suite of multimedia products and services covering the work of the United Nations both at Headquarters and around the world, to support the work of the international news media.

Here you can find a broad selection of content including up-to-the-minute news and in-depth coverage on the work of the United Nations.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Live video coverage, both broadcast quality and web streaming, of meetings and events at UN Headquarters
  • Ready-to-air documentary-style programmes for television, on the breadth of challenges the UN addresses every day
  • Audio news programmes providing daily coverage of UN meetings and events, plus weekly magazine programmes
  • Photos from UN meetings and events as well as the Secretary-General's travels
  • News articles covering the daily events at UN Headquarters and in the field
  • Archive audio, video and photos dating from the days of the League of Nations through to the present day
  • Accreditation to gain access to cover events and meetings
  • Social media updates and mobile apps to help you keep up to date on UN news

BECOME A UN MEDIA PARTNER

Media organizations interested in using UN media products and services may contact the Partnerships Unit for further information.

NEW! UN NEWS APP

The UN News app is the destination for daily updates on breaking news and events from the United Nations through comprehensive news coverage, in video, text, photos and audio. Explore global updates on peace and security, sustainable development, gender issues, health, poverty, law, human rights, counter-terrorism, culture, climate change and the environment. Use this fully multilingual app in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish.  Watch the video.

Video

UN Web TV

  • Live streaming and on-demand videos
  • Language versions available
  • webtv.un.org; @UNWebTV

UN channel on YouTube

UNTV News and Facilities

  • Live broadcast quality feed
  • Fiber connection to New York video hubs (Encompass + The Switch) with embedded audio in 8 channels
  • Usage fees applicable
  • bit.ly/UNTVnews

UNifeed

  • Broadcast quality news video from the UN system with scripts + shot lists
  • Available in: SD, HD-NTSC, HD-PAL
  • www.un.org/UNifeed

UNTV programmes

  • 21st Century, monthly magazine, 26’, E, F + C
  • UN in Action, short features, 3-5’, 6 official UN languages
  • UNStories, short web-features, 2’, 6 official UN languages
  • Year in Review, year-end wrap-up, 10-15’, 6 official UN languages
  • www.un.org/video

UNTV Channel

  • Prerecorded programmes and live coverage of UN meeting and events
  • Broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Spectrum Channel 228 in Greater New York area

Audio

UN Radio

  • Daily news in 6 official UN languages + Kiswahili & Portuguese
  • Weekly programmes in the 8 languages plus Bangla, Hindi + Urdu
  • www.unmultimedia.org/radio/

UN Audio Channels app

  • Live audio from the General Assembly, Security Council and the Press Briefing Room
  • UN Radio programmes on demand
  • 8 Languages – 6 official languages plus Kiswahili and Portuguese
  • For iOS and Android

Photos

UN Photo

  • Coverage of the day's meetings and events at UN Headquarters
  • Images from the field, including those from the Secretary-General's travels
  • On Flickr and Instagram

UN Photo Library

  • Unique collection of images dating back to the earliest days of the Organization
  • High resolution photos available for download
  • Licensing applicable
  • www.un.org/av/photo; @UN_Photo

News

UN News

UN News app

  • Automatically updated access to all UN News stories
  • 6 official languages
  • For iOS and Android

Social Media and Mobile

Social Media Platforms

  • www.un.org/social
  • Available in the 6 official UN languages + Kiswahili & Portuguese

Apps for mobile

Media Accreditation Services

Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit

Daily media alerts on open meetings, press briefings/conferences and other outreach activities at UNHQ

Media Documents Centre provides access to documents and reports of particular interest to the press

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