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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 “Priorities for UN General Assembly 75th Remaining Session – Press Conference (15 January 2021)” – below is their description.
Press conference by Volkan Bozkir, President of the General Assembly, shares his impressions of the main part of the General Assembly’s 75th session, which wrapped up on 31 December.
He also discusses his priorities and what to expect during the resumed part of the session, which is currently underway.United 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.