United Nations Television joins Livestation
December 9th, 2009 - 10:37 UTC
by Andy Sennitt.
United Nations Television (UN TV), the official television channel of the United Nations, is now featured as a channel on the online television news service aggregator Livestation. Livestation is a service that aggregates TV news channels from global sources on the internet and on mobile, enablubg news networks to increase reach amongst a fast growing audience of more than 1.5 million regular viewers.
The UN TV channel will feature live coverage of meetings, events and news conferences, as well as original programming from UN TV such as the flagship programme 21st Century, a monthly 26-minute documentary-style news magazine, and UN in Action, an award-winning series of short features on the work of the United Nations in the field.
Viewers will also see programmes from the UN systemís agencies, funds and Programmes, and independent productions related to the UNís work, such as Global Connections, a talk show with UN officials hosted by Bill Miller.
UN TV is available at www.livestation.com/UNTV on the Livestation desktop player.
United Nations Television, established in 1949, is a multi-language operation based at the organizationís headquarters in New York. It provides services to the broadcast news media such as live feeds, daily news packages and UNifeed, a daily satellite- and web-based news service. UN TV also produces original programming, the UN Webcast as well as the UN channel on YouTube.