United Nations

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Headquarters of the United Nations

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admin_center_type = Headquarters The headquarters of the UN is in Manhattan, New York City, and is subject to extraterritoriality.
The United Nations is headquartered in New York City, in a complex designed by a board of architects led by Wallace Harrison, and built by the architectural firm Harrison & Abramovitz.

United Nations Office at Geneva

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Further main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna.
The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) is the second-largest of the four major office sites of the United Nations (second to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City).

United Nations Office at Nairobi

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Further main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna.
The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence.

Extraterritoriality

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The headquarters of the UN is in Manhattan, New York City, and is subject to extraterritoriality.
Extraterritoriality can also be applied to physical places, such as foreign embassies, military bases of foreign countries, or offices of the United Nations.

Member states of the United Nations

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The United Nations member states are the sovereign states that are members of the United Nations (UN) and have equal representation in the UN General Assembly.

United Nations Office at Vienna

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Further main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna.
The United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) is one of the four major office sites of the United Nations where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence.

San Francisco

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On 25 April 1945, 50 governments met in San Francisco for a conference and started drafting the UN Charter, which was adopted on 25 June 1945 in the San Francisco Opera House, and signed on 26 June 1945 in the Herbst Theatre auditorium in the Veterans War Memorial Building.
It then became the birthplace of the United Nations in 1945.

Charter of the United Nations

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On 25 April 1945, 50 governments met in San Francisco for a conference and started drafting the UN Charter, which was adopted on 25 June 1945 in the San Francisco Opera House, and signed on 26 June 1945 in the Herbst Theatre auditorium in the Veterans War Memorial Building. established_event1 =UN Charter signed
The Charter of the United Nations (also known as the UN Charter) of 1945 is the foundational treaty of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization.

Decolonization

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The organization's membership grew significantly following widespread decolonization which started in the 1960s.
It may be intramural or involve the intervention of foreign powers acting individually or through international bodies such as the United Nations.

Peacekeeping

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By the 1970s its budget for economic and social development programmes far outstripped its spending on peacekeeping.
Within the United Nations (UN) group of nation-state governments and organisations, there is a general understanding that at the international level, peacekeepers monitor and observe peace processes in post-conflict areas, and may assist ex-combatants in implementing peace agreement commitments that they have undertaken.

United Nations Security Council

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The UN has six principal organs: the General Assembly; the Security Council; the Economic and Social Council; the Trusteeship Council; the International Court of Justice; and the UN Secretariat.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with the maintenance of international peace and security as well as accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its United Nations Charter.

League of Nations

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The UN is the successor of the ineffective League of Nations.
The League lasted for 26 years; the United Nations (UN) replaced it after the end of the Second World War and inherited several agencies and organisations founded by the League.

United Nations Economic and Social Council

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The UN has six principal organs: the General Assembly; the Security Council; the Economic and Social Council; the Trusteeship Council; the International Court of Justice; and the UN Secretariat. leader_title4 = Economic and Social Council President
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC; Conseil 茅conomique et social des Nations unies, CESNU) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic, social, and related work of 15 UN specialized agencies, their functional commissions and five regional commissions.

International Court of Justice

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The UN has six principal organs: the General Assembly; the Security Council; the Economic and Social Council; the Trusteeship Council; the International Court of Justice; and the UN Secretariat.
The International Court of Justice (abbreviated ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN).

United Nations Trusteeship Council

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The UN has six principal organs: the General Assembly; the Security Council; the Economic and Social Council; the Trusteeship Council; the International Court of Justice; and the UN Secretariat. Since then, 80 former colonies had gained independence, including 11 trust territories, which were monitored by the Trusteeship Council.
The United Nations Trusteeship Council (Le Conseil de tutelle des Nations unies) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, established to help ensure that trust territories were administered in the best interests of their inhabitants and of international peace and security.

United Nations System

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The UN System agencies include the World Bank Group, the World Health Organization, the World Food Programme, UNESCO, and UNICEF.
The United Nations System consists of the United Nations, and the six principal organs of the United Nations: the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice (ICJ), and the UN Secretariat, specialized agencies, and affiliated organizations.

World War II

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In 24 October 1945, at the end of World War II, the organization was established with the aim of preventing future wars.
The United Nations (UN) was established to foster international co-operation and prevent future conflicts; the victorious great powers鈥擟hina, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States鈥攂ecame the permanent members of its Security Council.

UNESCO

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The UN System agencies include the World Bank Group, the World Health Organization, the World Food Programme, UNESCO, and UNICEF.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'茅ducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

World Food Programme

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The UN System agencies include the World Bank Group, the World Health Organization, the World Food Programme, UNESCO, and UNICEF.
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

Ant贸nio Guterres

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Ant贸nio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres (born 30 April 1949) is a Portuguese politician and diplomat who is serving as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Official languages of the United Nations

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The official languages of the United Nations are the six languages that are used in UN meetings, and in which all official UN documents are written.

Flag of the United Nations

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The flag of the United Nations was adopted on December 7, 1946, and consists of the official emblem of the United Nations in white on a blue background.

Manhattan

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The headquarters of the UN is in Manhattan, New York City, and is subject to extraterritoriality.
In 1951鈥1952, the United Nations relocated to a new headquarters the East Side of Manhattan.

Sustainable development

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Its objectives include maintaining international peace and security, protecting human rights, delivering humanitarian aid, promoting sustainable development and upholding international law.
Two years later, the United Nations World Charter for Nature raised five principles of conservation by which human conduct affecting nature is to be guided and judged.

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

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The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations is the deputy to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.