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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 “‘The people who know about our needs are us, girls, adolescents & young people’ – Ixchel Adolfo” – below is their description.
Remarks by Ixchel Adolfo, young woman leader, on the General Assembly’s High-level meeting on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing+25).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.