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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 to Work in a United Nations Mission – UN Peacekeeping and Special Political Missions” – below is their description.
Every day, women working in UN Peacekeeping and Special Political Missions are doing their part to help build a better and more peaceful world. So, how do you join and get a job at a UN Mission? Find out more: http://careers.un.org https://peacekeeping.un.org/en/working-with-us https://dppa.un.org/en/employmentUnited 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.