Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Know United Nations Organization-1(origin)

Origin: The United Nations Organisation is an association of states which have pledged themselves to maintain international peace and security and cooperate in solving international political, economic, social,
cultural and humanitarian problems towards achieving this end.

The United Nations officially came into existence on Oct. 24,1945, with
the deposit of the requisite number of ratifications of the Charter, the constituting instrument of the UN with the US Department of State. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 Oct. each year. The headquarters of the UNO is in New York.


Objects: To maintain international peace and security.

  • To develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the
    principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples.

  • To cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural and
    humanitarian problems and in promoting respect for human rights and
    fundamental freedoms.

  • To be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in attaining these.
    common ends.

Flag : White UN Emblem (two bent olive branches open at the top and
in between them in world map) on a light blue background.

Official Languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and
Spanish.

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