Here’s a selection of photos and videos you may have missed posted on UN social media accounts from around the UN system over the past few weeks and shared with our social media team. Thank you to all who contributed!

Young Libyan scouts recently marched the streets of Tripoli carrying colorful placards to warn about the danger of landmines and raise public awareness on International Day for Mine Awareness. Thanks to UN Mine Action Service (@MineAction) for posting this photo and more on their Twitter account.

Dressed in white, 130 imams gathered at United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) earlier this month to discuss their role in the peace process of the region. Thanks to @unamidnews for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

United Nation’s Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos spoke at an event  on international humanitarian response to the crisis in Syria. “The brutal conflict is not only shattering Syria’s present: it is also destroying its future,” she said.  Thanks to United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) for posting this photo of aid reaching children there and more in this photo album on Facebook.

Actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador against Human Trafficking Mira Sorvino tweeted this photo recently from the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. Thanks to Mira for posting this and more on her Twitter account @MiraSorvino.

In this photo over 200 kilos of unexploded ordinances (UXOs), captured from al-Shabaab militants, are destroyed at a safe location outside of Mogadishu, Somalia. Here, a team of soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) dispose of weapons on a regular basis in order to ensure the safety and security of civilians. Thanks to United Nations Photo for posting this and more on their Facebook page. Earlier this year, a severe earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the Solomon Islands leaving thousands of people homeless. In this photo, a team of nurses is heading out to one of the health clinics on the islands to help the local people there. Thanks to the World Health Organization (WHO) for posting this and more photos in their Facebook album.

Yelena Gagarina was just 2 years old when her father, Yuri Gagarin, was the first human to journey into outer space in 1961. She visited the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs  in Vienna recently to attend a pre-premiere of the film “Gagarin. First in Space.” Thanks to @UNOOSA for posting this photo and more on their Twitter account.

This photo collage features images from the Proud to be Indigenous campaign running through end of May where indigenous peoples from all over the world show are invited to share why they are proud of their heritage. Tweet your own photo by tagging #Proud2BIndigenous! Thanks to Proud To Be Indigenous for posting this and more on their Facebook page.

Delegates are pick up their badges in World Health Organization‘s lobby prior to the 66th World Health Assembly taking place in Geneva this month. Thanks to @WHO for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

World Food Programme (WFP) in action: here’s one of its teams on the ground pre-positioning high-energy biscuits in Bangladesh ahead of the expected arrival of Cyclone Mahasen. Thanks to @WFP for posting this photo and more on their Twitter account.

Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, spoke at this year’s World Summit on the Information Society, the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. Thanks to @ITU for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

In this video interview, ITU catches up with Kofi Annan to ask how technology might help empower the world’s youth. Thanks to ITU for posting this and more on their YouTube account.

A clear visual impact of the conflict in Syria on civilians — satellite images from @UNOSAT — show startling growth of the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan in less than 6 months. Thanks to United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (@UNOCHA) for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

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