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OTRC: Beyonce sings 'I Was Here' for World Humanitarian Day - See video

Beyonce appears in a video released in August 2012 for 'I Was Here' for World Humanitarian Day. (United Nations / Beyonce)

Beyonce gave a special performance of her song "I Was Here."

The 30-year-old performed the song at the U.N. General Assembly in New York City on August 10 for a music video to coincide World Humanitarian Day, which is on Sunday, August 19. The video can be seen below.

Beyonce can be seen on stage in a white dress while images of humanitarian workers and their efforts are projected behind her.

Beyonce and songwriter Diane Warren are donating the video to the campaign, according to a statement from the U.N., which describes World Humanitarian Day as "a global day to celebrate humanity and the spirit of people helping people."

The campaign's website launched on August 2 and provides users with an opportunity to share their acts of good.

The U.N. General Assembly first designated August 19 as World Humanitarian Day in 2008.

"We all see the headlines and we think what can I really do to help," Beyonce said in a statement. "World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity for all of us to work together to make a difference. This is our time to leave our mark on the world and show that we were here and we care."

It was first announced earlier this month that the singer teamed up with the United Nations and humanitarian aid organizations for the campaign.

Celebrities like Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are joining in to raise awareness for the cause.

Lady Gaga Tweeted on August 18, " I'm supporting & sending love to Beyonce & the UN for WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY#whd2012 go monsters: whd-iwashere.org #beinvolved."

Bieber wrote on his Twitter account on August 18, "I am supporting the UN for World Humanitarian Day. #WHD2012 .whd-iwashere.org ."

Rihanna, Shakira, Jay-Z, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin have also signed on to support the global campaign, according to The Associated Press.

Check out the video for "I Was Here" below.

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