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UN Day Activities, 22 October 2009

The United Nations commemorates 60 years of establishment in Thailand, on 22 October 2009, at Central World.

“Education For All” one of the missions driving UNESCO forward.

UNESCO Bangkok staff prepare to meet the public.

Cutting the ribbon, from left: Central World Representative; Ambassador Sukhum Rasmidatta, Vice-President of the UN Association of Thailand; Mr. Shigeru Mochida, Deputy Executive Secretary and Officer-in-Charge of ESCAP; and Ms. Gwi-Yeop Son, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Thailand.

Ms. Gwi-Yeop Son, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Thailand, gives her opening remarks.

A traditional Thai dance ends the opening ceremony.

Ms. Pratana Jongjaroen from the Royal Thai Navy Orchestra sweeps the audience with her violin performance.

An exhibition from the World Bank, which was among 17 other UN agencies present at the 2009 UN Day.

A lady views UN publications.

© UNESCO / R.Manowalailao