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Iconic world landmarks turn UN blue to celebrate United Nations’ 70th anniversary
Marj Casal, October 26, 2015 | 4:15pm

GLOBAL – To commemorate United Nations’ 70th anniversary last October 24th, more than 200 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, and bridges were illuminated in UN blue. The campaign “Turn the World UN Blue” aims to promote its mission of world peace and promote the message of unity, development and protection of human rights.

Here are some of the iconic landmarks that joined the initiative:

Sydney Opera House, Australia

 

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

 

Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx, Egypt

 

Gardens by the Bay Supertrees, Singapore

 

Great Wall, China

 

Edinburgh Castle, UK

 

Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

 

Empire State Building, New York

 

Kanazawa Castle, Japan

 

SM Mall of Asia, Philippines

 

Jeita Grotto, Lebanon

Search the hashtag #UNBlue on Twitter to see more of the world that turned UN blue.

Photos courtesy: United Nations Information Centres

 

Iconic world landmarks turn UN blue to celebrate United Nations’ 70th anniversary

GLOBAL – To commemorate United Nations’ 70th anniversary last October 24th, more than 200 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, and bridges were illuminated in UN blue. The campaign “Turn the World UN Blue” aims to promote its mission of world peace and promote the message of unity, development and protection of human rights.

Here are some of the iconic landmarks that joined the initiative:

Sydney Opera House, Australia

 

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

 

Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx, Egypt

 

Gardens by the Bay Supertrees, Singapore

 

Great Wall, China

 

Edinburgh Castle, UK

 

Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

 

Empire State Building, New York

 

Kanazawa Castle, Japan

 

SM Mall of Asia, Philippines

 

Jeita Grotto, Lebanon

Search the hashtag #UNBlue on Twitter to see more of the world that turned UN blue.

Photos courtesy: United Nations Information Centres