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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.
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Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 22 – 29 September 2020). ———– Watch Other Addresses to the General Debate of the General Assembly (in English) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwoDFQJEq_0aJH_BvTusC_a48Ac9_rN-q Watch General Debate of the General Assembly (in original language) https://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_FL متابعة باللغة العربية أعمال المداولات العامة رفيعة المستوى للجمعيه العامة https://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_AR 敬请收看联合国大会一般性辩论（中文同声传译） https://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_ZH Suivez le débat de l’Assemblée générale (en français) https://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_FR Transmisión del debate de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas (en español) https://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_ES Смотрите Общие прения Генеральной Ассамблеи (на русском) https://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_RU #UNGA #UnitedNations #UNGA75United Nations YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Cote D'Ivoire
Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d’Ivoire, officially the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, is a country located on the south coast of West Africa. Ivory Coast’s political capital is Yamoussoukro in the center of the country, while its economic capital and largest city is the port city of Abidjan.
It borders Guinea to the northwest, Liberia to the west, Mali to the northwest, Burkina Faso to the northeast, Ghana to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean) to the south.
The official language of the republic is French, with local indigenous languages also being widely used that include Baoulé, Dioula, Dan, Anyin, and Cebaara Senufo. In total, there are around 78 different languages spoken in Ivory Coast. The country has large populations of adherents of Christianity, Islam and various indigenous religions.
Before its colonization by Europeans, Ivory Coast was home to several states, including Gyaaman, the Kong Empire and Baoulé. The area became a protectorate of France in 1843 and achieved independence in 1960.
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The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security.
At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; with the addition of South Sudan in 2011, membership is now 193, representing almost all of the world’s sovereign states.