Ever wonder what it’s like to be Secretary General of the United Nations? A Day in the Life of Ban (Ki-Moon)
Global education resources designed for teachers, afterschool educators, and parents exploring issues facing youth around the world, including child labor, water sanitation, climate change, and poverty.
Truman and the United Nations
This collection from the Truman Library features documents, photos, and lesson plans that explore the establishment, structure, and work of the United Nations.
U.N. Cyber Schoolbus
Resources for students ages 5-18, on the work of the United Nations.
Video-based lessons on child soldiers, child labor, AIDS, landmines, and more. Videos are narrated by Hollywood celebrities and originally aired on Showtime, and feature real-life students facing the issues discussed.
Unions and Alliances
Lesson for students in grades 3-5, from National Geographic, introduces students to the United Nations, and asks them to create a similar organization within their school or community.
United Nations and Reform
Lesson plan from PBS’ Newshour asks students to consider calls for reform of the U.N. Security Council, analyze, and possibly create, proposals.