Beyoncé Performs ‘I Was Here’ At The United Nations In Honor Of World Humanitarian Day

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Adelle Platon / August 11, 2012

Beyonce shined at the General Assembly of the United Nations Friday night for the filming of her video “I Was Here.”

According to the Huffington Post, the singer shot the performance in honor of World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, the same date the video will premiere.

Notable stars were seen among the hundreds in attendance for Bey’s special event including actress Julia Stiles, The-Dream and Diane Warren, who penned the single off the album ‘4.’

Anderson Cooper hosted, jokingly asking the crowd: “Is this what happens at the UN every Friday night?”

Check photos of the night below.