Anne Frank

Spirit of Anne Frank celebrated with tree planting at UN headquarters  

The chestnut tree that Anne Frank could see from her famous attic hiding place in Amsterdam during the Second World War, was seen by the young girl as a symbol of hope and the natural world, that she longed to touch again.  Considered a living symbol of both Anne Frank’s legacy and of the values embodied by the United Nations, a sapling descended from that very tree, was planted in the gardens of UN headquarters in New York, on Wednesday.  

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Anne Frank’s childhood friend says world still hasn’t learned about genocide

A Holocaust survivor and former playmate of one of history’s most tragic figures has a message for the world about genocide: “We haven’t really learned.”

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UN Daily News Programme 23 November 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn.

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Teaching students to be 'analytical thinkers' thanks to Anne Frank

More than 500 students came to UN Headquarters in New York this month to mark the 70th anniversary of the publication of the diary of Anne Frank and celebrate the “deep connection” they feel with the young

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UN Daily News Programme 10 November 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells.

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Refugees are 'mothers, fathers, children'

From racism to refugees, Kevin Feinberg, had much to say at the UN on Thursday after an event commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Anne Frank Diary.

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