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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.
Recent from United Nations:
United Nations published this video item, entitled “International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 2021” – below is their description.
Time to honour the victims of the Holocaust and to take a stand against Holocaust denial and distortion. On 27 January, International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, join the @unitednations, @UNHOP, @UNESCO and @TheIHRA in an online ceremony and panel discussion together with @CNN. Tune in at 5pm GMT+1 (11am GMT-5).
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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.