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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 “Internet for Human Resilience and Solidarity – Press Conference (09 November 2020)” – below is their description.
Virtual Press Conference by Liu Zhenmin, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Wai Min Kwok, Senior Governance and Public Administration Officer, and Chengetai Masango, Programme Management Officer in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, on The 15th Internet Governance Forum: “Internet for Human Resilience and Solidarity”. Watch the forum live on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.orgUnited 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.