Here’s a selection of behind-the-scenes photos posted on UN social media accounts from the past week and shared with our social media team by members of the Secretary-General’s office who traveled with him this week to China and Europe.Good news from Choucha, Tunisia! Rocco Nuri (@rocconuri), who works with The UN Refugee Agency (@refugees), reported that 43 refugees departed last week for resettlement to the U.S. Washington, DC is ready for AIDS 2012 — the first time the International AIDS Conference is back in the United States in over two decades! Photo posted by @UNAIDS. Thanks to @AlizeeLx who posted this photo photo of UN Headquarters taken from Long Island City on Instagram. More photos on Instagram from UNHQ taken by UN photographers.
new photoKami, a HIV-positive Muppet, made a special appearance an online talk show about HIV and TB organized by @StopTB and other partners. Photo posted by the UN’s Every Woman Every Child intiatiave (@UNFEWEC) Actor Morgan Freeman took time on Nelson Mandela International Day to help paint an orphanage . Take a look at this Storify compilation showing other volunteer actions taken around the world. The UN Volunteers office in Darfur delivered five wheelchairs, 102 crutches, 75 sticks for blind, tobes and T-shirts this week. More photos available on the AU-UN Mission to Darfur Facebook page. Photo taken by Albert González Farran. While in Croatia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the World Heritage Site of Euphrasius Basilica in Porec this week. In this photo posted by @UN_Spokesperson, he talks with the media. In addition to the above photo, @HelenClarkUNDP posted this photo of women with fish/shellfish made available through a UNDP project to restore mangroves.
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