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