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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 “High-Level Roundtable on Climate Action – 24 September 2020” – below is their description.
As climate impacts worsen around the world, @UnitedNations Secretary-General António Guterres is convening a roundtable of global climate leaders from government, business and finance, and civil society to showcase high-impact actions and ambition to confront the climate crisis. Taking place a year and a day after the 2019 #ClimateAction Summit, the Roundtable is part of a major global effort to raise ambition to achieve the goals of the #ParisAgreement. Climate Action website: https://bit.ly/3mNm2G0United 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.