UN Day at the UK Mission to UN
On 24 October the world marked UN Day, the day the UN Charter entered into force in 1948. The UN is 68 years old.
As part of UN Day, UK Mission representatives posted videos to Instagram highlighting the UN’s work.
Click the links by the topics below to watch the videos:
UK Presidency of the Security Council
The United Kingdom takes on the Presidency of the Security Council for the month of June. The Presidency is a role that rotates among Members of the Council on a monthly basis. During our time as President, the UK will preside over meetings of the Council and is responsible for coordinating when the Council meets and what it discusses.
This video introduces the key priorities the UK has set out for its Presidency in the month of June.
For real-time developments, visit the Twitter hashtag #UKPres.
Somalia Conference - Prime Minister David Cameron opening speech
The governments of the UK and Somalia are co-hosting an international conference on Somalia today in London. The conference aims to provide international support for the government of Somalia as they rebuild their country after two decades of conflict.
French chef Raymond Blanc on why food is GREAT in Britain
In this short film Raymond Blanc discusses his experiences as a chef in the UK, describing how the country offered him unique possibilities to explore his love of food. He discusses how Britain’s multicultural and creative society has influenced his cooking and his life for the better.
Britain ‘Be a part of it!’
Britain is made up of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, together with the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Whichever direction you travel you will find a wide variety of landscapes and diverse cultures to explore.
Visit Britain: 2012 is a GREAT year to be in Britain, and you’re invited!