About This Source - United Nations
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.
Recent from United Nations:
United Nations published this video item, entitled “International Court of Justice Press Conference, 30 October 2020” – below is their description.
H.E. Judge Abdulqawi A. Yusuf, President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), and Mr. Philippe Gautier, Registrar of the Court will give a virtual press conference. The conference will focus on the latest activities of the Court, its role and jurisdiction, as well as its working methods during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will also touch upon the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and the upcoming 75th anniversary of the Court, in April 2021. ICJ website: https://www.icj-cij.org/enUnited 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.