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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 “Good Food For All: Global Youth Summit Dialogue” – below is their description.
This Tuesday, tune in as 100 youth from around the world gather for a vibrant #UNFSS2021 Global Youth #SummitDialogue and a discussion on more sustainable future #FoodSystems for all!
The Dialogue, convened by UN Food Systems Summit Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata and Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, will host such speakers as Deputy-Secretary General of the UN Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, UN Envoy on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake, Janya Green, agricultural extension specialist, and Jessica Vega Ortega, Indigenous Peoples Youth Leader, Mexico.
Also featuring special appearances from Waffles + Mochi and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emi Mahmoud.
More information: http://bit.ly/3ucbL9C
#GoodFood4AllUnited 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.