Now On View

Please note that during the UN General Assembly, 19 September - 6 October, the UN is closed to the public.

One Day, I Will 

The exhibition documents the hopes and dreams of girls trapped in humanitarian crises. Combining an artistic approach with a documentary purpose, the images highlight the crucial role of education for girls in humanitarian crises, for securing their safety and future opportunities. They are a testimony to the vulnerability, resilience and creativity of today’s youth and how they can shape the future. 

The exhibition is organized by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). It is presented in connection with World Humanitarian Day (19 August).

On display 26 July – 9 September 2019

Education Transforms Lives 

The exhibition examines the centrality of education for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. It raises awareness of the efforts of governments, civil society and other partners in ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all worldwide. 

The exhibition is organized by UNESCO and endorsed by the UN Group of Friends for Education and Lifelong Learning. It is presented in connection with the High Level Political Forum (9-18 July).

On display 1 July - 27 August 2019

Social Justice, Decent Work: 100 Years of the ILO 

This exhibition charts the history of the ILO, from its early beginnings, through turning points in the world of work and looks ahead to maintaining its founding values in a future marked by the impact of technology, climate change and transformations in the organization of work.  

The exhibition is organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

On display 28 June - 26 August 2019



17 Goals to Transform our World 

This exhibit illustrates the Sustainable Development Goals through photos from around the world, bringing to life what the 17 Goals mean for people and the planet. 

The exhibition is organized by the UN Department of Global Communications. It is presented in connection with United Nations Day (24 October).

On display mid October – mid November 2019

Mind the Earth 

The exhibit presents a new perspective on our planet through satellite imagery. It highlights the challenges, dilemmas and best practices related to climate change with the aim of inspiring visitors to think about what possible actions they can take to have a positive impact on climate change and sustainable development. 

The exhibition is organized by the MIND THE EARTH (MTE) and the Danish Architecture Center (DAC).

On display mid October – mid November 2019



UN Headquarters: A Workshop for Peace

The exhibition features archival images of the planning and building of UNHQ between 1949 and 1952 and photos of the recently renovated compound. The exhibition is organized by the UN Department of Public Information in collaboration with the Mission of Italy to the United Nations.