Now On View

The World in Faces 

This exhibit displays photo portraits of Indigenous individuals in their traditional clothing and surroundings, representing many different regions spanning the globe and a number of Indigenous ethnic groups. The exhibit highlights the incredible diversity of the Indigenous cultures of the world and inspires conversation about Indigenous diversity, knowledge, and traditions.   

The exhibition is organized in connection with the Eighteenth Session of the UNPFII (22 April – 3 May 2019).

On display until 15 May 2019

UN Mine Action Promotes: Sustainable Development Goals, Safe Ground, Safe Home

This exhibit demonstrates how UN mine action supports the Sustainable Development Goals, primarily through the implementation of the “Safe Ground” campaign, which turns former mine fields into playing fields. Shown in three parts, the exhibit takes a unique approach toward showcasing this transition.  

The exhibition is organized in connection with International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action (4 April 2019).

On display until 20 May 2019

The United Nations: Moments and Milestones

This photo exhibition features a selection of images that capture historic moments and events spanning the United Nation’s eight decades. The photos illustrate the mission of the UN to serve the world’s people, and inspire visitors to work together to build a better world for all.

The exhibition is presented by the UN Department of Public Information in collaboration with the International Photographic Council and Lifetouch.

On display until 20 May 2019



Planet or Plastic?

This exhibition raises awareness about plastic pollution and the global plastic trash crisis. It provides background on the history of plastic and its uses, the issues that the rise of plastic use has caused, and steps visitors can take to reduce their own plastic waste.  

The exhibition is organized by the National Geographic Society and endorsed by the UN Office of the President of the General Assembly. It is presented in connection with World Environment Day (June 5). 

On display 24 May - 24 June 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 - 29 July 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.