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A Workshop for Peace
is a 52-minute long documentary which unveils the dramatic story behind the design of the famous United Nations Headquarters in New York and how the vision of architects like Oscar Niemeyer and Le Corbusier shaped it. Produced and directed by award-winning American documentarist Peter Rosen with funding from Teleimages, a French production company, in close collaboration with the United Nations Department of Public Information.

Press Release

A Workshop for Peace will be aired on WLIW21 on 23 October 2005 at 9:00 p.m. and on WNET/13 on 24 October 2005 at 10:00 p.m. in commemoration of the UN’s 60th Anniversary.


The UN's audiovisual department offers a wealth of in-house productions, old and new, on compelling human stories, all of which are available free of charge to broadcasters, producers and distributors. As part of our ongoing campaign to reinforce our growing global partnership network, we invite public and commercial broadcasters to contact us to learn more about how to become a distribution partner and what the benefits are in joining the UN media network.

© UN, 2005. Prepared by the Department of Public Information / News and Media Division.

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