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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 “How can we feed a growing population without wrecking our planet?” – below is their description.
By the year 2050, 9.7 billion people will inhabit the Earth. Yet, already hundreds of millions are going hungry. How can we feed a growing population without wrecking our planet in the process?
54th session of the Commission on Population and Development, CPD54
Countries gather at #CPD54 to find an answer.
More info: https://bit.ly/3x2fKY4United 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.