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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 “Civil Society Virtual Event with General Assembly President” – below is their description.
Join us LIVE today for a ‘One-on-One’ discussion with the President of the @UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozkir, and civil society. Moderated by the Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications @MelissaFlemingUN, the Briefing invites members of civil society to ask their questions on #COVID19 relief, #climateaction, peace, youth engagement, the Sustainable Development Goals and more!
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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.