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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 “Indian environmentalist explains how we can build a resilient world: Paris Climate Agreement.” – below is their description.
The world’s climate crisis means we are seeing more intense storms, rising sea levels, increased drought, and more human suffering. But leading Indian environmentalist Sunita Narain says we don’t have to accept this. We know how to make our villages, farms, cities, streets and homes safer. We must act, as a matter of justice. This is the fourth in the UN’s video explainer series Within Our Grasp.
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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.