History of the United Nations
The history of the United Nations as an international organization has its origins in World War II. Since then its aims and activities have expanded to make it the archetypal international body in the...
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Sept 18,1960-Fidel Castro’s Wild New York Visit
During a two-week visit to address the United Nations in New York, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro stole headlines and courted controversy.
History of United Nations Peacekeeping
The United Nations Peacekeeping began in 1948. Its first mission was in the Middle East to observe and maintain the ceasefire during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Since then, United Nations peacekeepers...
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Enlargement of the United Nations
There are currently 193 United Nations (UN) member states, each of which is a member of the United Nations General Assembly.The following is a list of United Nations member states arranged in chro...
Member states of the United Nations
There are 193 United Nations (UN) member states, and each of them is a member of the United Nations General Assembly.The criteria for admission of new members are set out in the United Nations Charter...
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Reform of the United Nations
Since the late 1990s there have been many calls for reform of the United Nations (UN). However, there is little clarity or consensus about what reform might mean in practice. Both those who want the U...
World Investment Forum
The biennial World Investment Forum (WIF) is organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's (UNCTAD's) Division on Investment and Enterprise to promote investment for sustainab...
L69 Group
L69 Group is a group of countries from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific. They form a major bloc that is united by the common cause of achieving the lasting and comprehensi...
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Pan Am Flight 103
Pan Am Flight 103 (involved in the Lockerbie bombing) was a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight from Frankfurt Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport via London Heathrow Airp...
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Canal Hotel bombing
The Canal Hotel Bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, in the afternoon of August 19, 2003, killed at least 22 people, including the United Nations' Special Representative in Iraq Sérgio Vieira de Mello, and wound...
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Infopoverty
Infopoverty is the name given to the Programme and the World Conference started in 2001, in the ambit of the United Nations, aimed to fight poverty towards the application of ICT, Information and Comm...
Bluewash
Bluewash is any partnership between the United Nations and a corporation that has agreed to abide by the United Nations Global Compact. The compact outlines ten principles that promote environmentall...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 491
United Nations Security Council resolution 491, adopted unanimously on 23 September 1981, after examining the application of Belize for membership in the United Nations, the Council recommended to the...
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United Nations Regional Groups
The member states of the United Nations are unofficially divided into five geopolitical regional groups. What began as an informal means of sharing the distribution of posts for General Assembly commi...
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JACKSNNZ
In international diplomacy, JACKSNNZ is the colloquial name of an informal grouping of the world's affluent non-EU countries, excluding the United States. The JACKSNNZ states are Japan, Australia, Ca...
Diplomatic and humanitarian efforts in the Somali Civil War
Various international and local diplomatic and humanitarian efforts in the Somali Civil War have been in effect since the conflict first began in the early 1990s. The latter include diplomatic initiat...
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Declaration by United Nations
The Declaration by the United Nations was a World War II document agreed on 1 January 1942 during the Arcadia Conference by 26 governments: the Allied "Big Four" (the US, the UK, the USSR, and China),...
Declaration by United Nations - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 748
UN Security Council Resolution 748, adopted unanimously on 31 March 1992, after reaffirming Resolution 731 (1992), the Council decided, under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, that the Govern...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 748 - Wikipedia
Anna Di Lellio
Anna Di Lellio is a sociologist, journalist and former United Nations consultant. She has written on a number of topics relating to the United Nations' presence in Kosovo and Iraq. She graduated with ...
Principles for Social Investment
The Principles for Social Investment is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact to provide an ethical foundation and guidelines for social investment by companies and their foundations, com...