United Nations published this video item, entitled “Sudan Now | VR 360 Video | United Nations” – below is their description.
“Sudan Now”, a 360-degree Virtual Reality video allows you to experience life in Sudan and the activities of the UN’s new Special Political Mission, UNITAMS, in an immersive manner. Together with UNITAMS staff, you will travel virtually to Khartoum and Darfur, meet with representatives of the Transitional Government of Sudan, civil society activists, internally displaced persons, and young Sudanese people.
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The United Nations (UN) was established after World War II with the aim of preventing future wars. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states.
The UN’s chief administrative officer is the Secretary-General, currently Portuguese politician and diplomat António Guterres, who began his five year-term on 1 January 2017.
Khartoum or Khartum is the capital of Sudan. With a population of 5,274,321, its metropolitan area is the largest in Sudan. Khartoum is located at the confluence of the White Nile, flowing north from Lake Victoria, and the Blue Nile, flowing west from Lake Tana in Ethiopia.
Sudan’s history goes back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on 1 January 1956.
Islam was Sudan’s state religion and Islamic laws applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower-middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, African Union, COMESA, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.