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United Nations Multimedia
United Nations goes MTV – well, at least it goes multimedia!
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

This site is the news and media service site of the United Nations. It reports on topics of broad global interest such as military conflicts in the Middle East, economic development, and humanitarian aid.
The content is categorized into four groups: Quick Links, Radio, Television, and Services. Links to the main areas are available in a menu on the left side of the front page. Visitors can also navigate through the site via the top navigation bar. Internal pages have a left side navigation menu and features are listed on the right side of the page. The site is available in six languages. Real Player or Windows Media Player is needed.

United Nations Multimedia offers resources and information that will be a great help for history teachers or anyone interested in world news. The UN has a large collection of radio programs, videos, Webcasts, and photographs. Visitors can visit the News Centre to catch up on the latest news by reading the briefs by region or reading the top headlines that feature the hottest issues around the world. Visitors can also listen to the news programs in the Radio section or view the video clips in the Television section. The UN Photo Library has a collection of thousands of photographs that date back to the mid 1940s, chronicling the history and work of the organization.


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