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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 “Art and culture: African solutions for Africa’s sustainable development” – below is their description.
The 2021 Africa Dialogue Series (ADS) celebrates the continent’s identity, culture, history and achievements. It also brings together key stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities for Africa under the theme Cultural Identity and Ownership: Reshaping mindsets. ADS discussions and activities have been organized around three sub-themes, namely:
Sustainable peace for development: factoring in history
Harnessing Culture and Heritage for economic transformation
Human Capital: culture and heritage unleashing the potential
The Office of the Special Adviser on Africa partners for ADS 2021 include the African Union Commission, UNESCO and the ECA.
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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.