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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 “Sudan: Historic Darfur peacekeeping mission ends” – below is their description.
A historic peacekeeping operation in Darfur, Sudan winds down as leaders pledge continued support for the country’s people.
This was the first and only hybrid mission in the 75-year history of the United Nations.
A bitter conflict in the troubled Darfur region prompted the Security Council to establish the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur in 2007.
With some 6,000 personnel at its current strength, the mission had a range of responsibilities for securing peace, including those related to delivering humanitarian aid and mediating the conflict.United Nations YouTube Channel
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Sudan’s history goes back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on 1 January 1956.
Islam was Sudan’s state religion and Islamic laws applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower-middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, African Union, COMESA, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.
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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.