Now On View

68 Million Girls at Risk

This exhibition celebrates the successes that have been achieved over the past decades in the urgent global fight to abandon female genital mutilation (FGM). It aims to raise awareness and encourage action regarding FGM and to present a compelling argument for the abandonment of FGM.

This exhibit is organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and #Dysturb.

On display 6 February - 25 March 2019

Beyond Duty

This exhibition relates the unique stories of dozens of diplomats from the Holocaust period who have been recognized by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, as Righteous Among the Nations. Presented in connection with the 2019 Holocaust Commemoration, the exhibit is dedicated to all Righteous Among the Nations, and the Holocaust survivors whose courage and resilience inspire all.

This exhibit is organized by the Foreign Ministry of the State of Israel with the support of the Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN.

On display 16 January - 25 February 2019

Lives Cut Short: Seeking Refuge During the Holocaust

Through the story of young Holocaust victim, Ruth Maier, this exhibition portrays the broader history of the Jewish refugees’ search for safety during the Holocaust. It shows the courage and desperate choices Jewish parents made to keep their children alive. Ruth’s diaries and writings provide a searing testimony of creative promise destroyed through the actions of the Nazis and their collaborators and supporters. 

This exhibit is organized by the Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance and the Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies with the support of the Permanent Missions of Austria and Norway to the United Nations.

On display 16 January - 26 February 2019



Equality is our goal, access is our right

This exhibition examines social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. It illustrates the challenges that women and girls face in each of these three sectors using examples of problems and solutions from countries across the world where the UN system operates to advance women’s rights.

This exhibit is organized by UN Women.

On display 6 - 27 March 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 in to 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).

Opening 4 April 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.