What is the purpose and relevance of the UN today?

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    From the ashes of the Second World War, the #UnitedNations was founded in 1945 with 51 members and the common desire to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.” This month the global organization, which has now 193 members, is commemorating its 75th birthday. So at a time of colossal upheaval and risk throughout the world, what is the purpose and relevance of the UN today? How significant and effective is its appeal for collective commitment to multilateralism? And amid the COVID-19 #pandemic, what are the challenges in achieving its Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? #Coronavirus

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