Topic: United Nations

How the United Nations Is Using Virtual Reality to Boost Global Diplomacy

Modern storytelling comes to life

During the United Nations' 70th General Assembly last week, the U.N. attempted to bridge the gap between world leaders and Syrian refugees with a mix of virtual reality, documentary-style videos…

This Massively Ambitious UN Campaign Aims to Be in Cinemas Around the World

Multi-channel push hopes to reach 7 billion people in 7 days

A commercial being billed as the first global cinema ad will star animated animals as U.N. delegates and Liam Neeson as the voice of God. The minute-long spot, created to generate…

The United Nations Is Working on the 'World's Largest Advertising Campaign'

With the goal of tackling society's greatest challenges in 15 years

Outlining goals for the future isn't easy. Outlining goals for the entire world's future? Well, that seems impossible.  But that's what the United Nations is attempting with its ambitious Sustainable Development…

The U.N. Is Becoming Quite the Social Media Butterfly

Partners with HuffPost Live on World Humanitarian Day

For World Humanitarian Day this past Tuesday, the United Nations decided to partner with a news organization to help get the message out about the need for humanitarian aid around…

After Viral Success of Inequality Ads, Creators Say They Will Expand Campaign

'Auto-Complete Truth' sparks global debate

Late last week, a creative twist on print advertising became a global phenomenon, as the "Auto-Complete Truth" campaign for UN Women exploded across social media and generated worldwide discussion. AdFreak's writeup…

Powerful Ads Use Real Google Searches to Show the Scope of Sexism Worldwide

Simple visual for inequality

Here's a simple and powerful campaign idea from UN Women using real suggested search terms from Google's autocomplete feature. Campaign creator Christopher Hunt, head of art for Ogilvy & Mather…

House Subcommittees Meet to Preserve Internet Freedom

No congressional gridlock on Web governance

There may be gridlock in Congress on most issues, but making sure that governments such as Russia, China, Iran and Saudi Arabia are blocked from balkanizing the Internet is not…

Google, Tech Companies Take Action to Preserve Internet at U.N. Treaty Talks

Firms join U.S. delegation in Dubai

A veritable who's who of Internet and tech companies including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Intel, Cisco, AT&T and Verizon are headed to Dubai next week in an effort to preserve…

Ad of the Day: Unicef

Santa Claus admits his dirty little secret: He 'doesn't do poor countries'

It's been a rough year for Santa Claus. Best Buy has been running those ads from Crispin Porter + Bogusky saying the old man better watch his back. SantaCon NYC…