[QODLink]
Americas

UN Security Council chamber gets 'fresh' look

World stage of international diplomacy restored to its old look from 1952, when it first opened its doors.

Last Modified: 04 Jun 2013 13:52
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

After three years of work, a newly renovated UN Security Council is due to reopen.

Rooms have been refitted to look just like they did when the premisis first opened its doors to diplomats in 1952.

Al Jazeera's James Bays looks at whether the fresh surroundings will bring new harmony on the world stage.

54

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lacking cohesive local ground forces to attack in tandem, coalition air strikes will have limited effect, experts say.
Hindu right-wing groups run campaign against what they say is Muslim conspiracy to convert Hindu girls into Islam.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Amid fresh ISIL gains, officials in Anbar province have urged the Iraqi government to request foreign ground troops.