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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 “Danai Gurira on Women, Peace and Security – UN Security Council” – below is their description.
Remarks by Danai Gurira, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, on Women, Peace and Security, during the Security Council Open VTC. ———- Danai Gurira is an award-winning playwright and actor. Gurira was recently seen in Marvel’s blockbuster phenomenon “Black Panther” as General Okoye and reprised the role in the film “Avengers: Infinity War”. Both films are among the top highest grossing movies of all time. Gurira currently stars as Michonne on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” (NAACP Image Award nomination).Other select acting credits include the films “All Eyez on Me” (NAACP Image Award nomination), “The Visitor”, “Mother of George” and the NYS&F’s “Measure for Measure” (Equity Callaway Award.) Gurira is currently adapting Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book Americanah into a miniseries. Learn More: https://www.unwomen.org/en/partnerships/goodwill-ambassadors/danai-guriraUnited Nations YouTube Channel
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The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending the admission of new UN members to the General Assembly, and approving any changes to the UN Charter.
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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.