Here’s a selection of behind-the-scenes photos posted on UN social media accounts from around the UN system over the past few weeks and shared with our social media team.  We’ve also included some photos taken by fans and followers.  Thank you to all who contributed!

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thanks Beyonce for her support of World Humanitarian Day and the I Was Here campaign. Photo: @UN_Spokesperson.

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Australian artist @AshleighGrace94 posted this video and song she wrote inspired by the World Humanitarian Day “I was here” campaign.

Meet the @UN4Youth team in these behind-the-scenes photos from this week’s International Youth Day Google+ hangouts.  See also: photo gallery

Delivering food is hard work. In this photo, a World Food Program truck ran into a snag while delivering food in South Kordofan, Sudan. Photo: @WFPLogistics.

The audience at this week’s World Indigenous Day (9 August) commemoration at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Photo: @amystretten.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on a helicopter in Kosovo. Photo: @UN_Spokesperson.

During a recent trip to the Balkans, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with people at the Sinan Pasha Mosque in Prizren, Kosovo. Photo: @UN_Spokesperson.  See also: video from Ban Ki-moon’s historic visit to Srebrenica.

@lizzylynngarcia posted this photo from the UN Tour Route at United Nations Headquarters

Arnold @Schwarzenegger posted this photo of his recent meeting with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Director-General Kandeh Yumkella to discuss sustainable energy.

Irish troops serving with the @UNPeacekeeping in South Lebanon saluted Irish Olympian Katie Taylor, boxing champion, this week. Photo: @defenceforces

Instagrammed photo of the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: @taramaller.

Choir of atomic bomb survivors sing “Never Again” in Nagasaki at a Peace Memorial Ceremony, 67 years after atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Photo: @ctbto_alerts.

Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator speaks with refugees in Rwanda and DR Congo, during a visit there. Photo: @anouckbronee.

At the end of last month, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ran through the streets of London carrying the Olympic Torch. Photo: Susanne Maurer, Twitter. See also: UN and Olympics News Focus page

If you have any pictures from UN offices around the world, share them with us by mentioning @UN on Twitter and we may feature them here in an upcoming post.