Building the World

Go Blue


Eiffel Tower, one of 200 iconic monuments and buildings illumined in blue to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Image: wikimedia commons.

October 24, 2015: 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon proclaimed: “By turning the world UN Blue for a day, we can light the way to a better tomorrow.” More than 200 famed structures joined the blue light celebration, including the Eiffel Tower in Paris where the UN Climate Conference will meet to build a better world. How might iconic buildings spark public awareness of world issues?

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