Stories from the UN Archive give viewers a front-row seat on what it was like to see and hear the iconic moments that shaped our common destiny. Drawn from a wealth of historical footage preserved by the UN Audiovisual Library, this series highlights moments throughout the first century of the United Nations operations. From the infamous to the nearly-forgotten, from world leaders to global superstars—from the vaults to your screen comes an unforgettable glimpse into decades of history.
First Session of UN General Assembly - 10 January 1946
The United Nations convened the First Session of the General Assembly on 10 January 1946 in London, England. Delegates representing 51 nations attended the session, wherein the scope and purpose of the United Nations was defined. Utilizing material from the UN Audiovisual Library, this production offers a glimpse into the environment, proceedings, and addresses delivered at the First Session.