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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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United Nations published this video item, entitled “A source of hope – Ragini’s story” – below is their description.
Providing security to civilians in South Sudan, particularly women and children, is an incredibly rewarding experience for UNMISS Assessment Team Leader Ragini Kumari. Series: Peace Is My Mission In UN missions around the world, women serving in civilian, military and police roles offer their expertise in diverse fields that include engineering, corrections and security. Their contributions make an indelible impact in creating peace. Watch their storiesUnited Nations YouTube Channel
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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.