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
To be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in attaining these.
in between them in world map) on a light blue background.
Official Languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and