United Nations
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established 24 October 1945 to promote international co-operation. A replacement for the ineffective League of Na...
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Amal Clooney speaks at United Nations
Amal Clooney asks for action on ISIS genocide crimes at United Nations, warns don't let this be "another Rwanda." (March 9) Subscribe for more Breaking News:...
Amal Clooney: Do not let Iraq be another Rwanda
Addressing UN member states, human rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney has called for action on ISIS genocide crimes in Iraq. Report by Sarah Duffy.
Nikki Haley at United Nations: U.S. Is 'Taking Names' of 'Those That Don't Have Our Back'
New UN Ambassador Nikki Haley promises changes in the way the U.S. does business saying we're taking the names of "those that don't have our back."
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.
Central African Republic Children 'Abused By EU Troops' - UN
The UN says it has new allegations of child sex abuse by European troops in the Central African Republic (CAR). A number of girls aged between 14 and 16 have alleged they were raped by Georgian member...
Iran Expects Lifting Of Sanctions Today, Officials Gather In Vienna
Iran has met its obligations in a landmark, internationally brokered nuclear arms deal, the United Nations announced Saturday in Vienna, meaning economic sanctions are lifted and Iran will quickly h...
Japan To Resume Whaling In Antarctic Despite Court Ruling
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice. The Japanese government says it has taken into account...
Paris attacks: UN backs 'all necessary measures' against IS
The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to "redouble" action against Islamic State, following last week's deadly attacks in Paris. The French-drafted document urges UN members to ...
UN Summit Approves 15-Year Blueprint To Eradicate Poverty
With the bang of a gavel, international leaders approved an ambitious 15-year plan Friday to tackle the world's biggest problems, from eradicating poverty to preserving the planet to reducing inequali...
Migrant deaths: UN warns of 'crisis of solidarity'
The UN says "much more is required" to prevent fatalities among migrants fleeing to Europe, after hundreds are reported dead in recent days.
South Korea: Propaganda Broadcasts At North To Resume
The South Korean military has warned North Korea of a "harsh" response to a land mine blast that seriously wounded two South Korean soldiers last week. South Korea says it will resume broadcasting pro...
UN: Donor Fatigue Hits Nepal One Month After Mega Earthquake
The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction tha...
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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United Nations System
The United Nations System consists of the United Nations, its subsidiary organs (including the separately-administered funds and programmes), the specialized agencies, and affiliated organizations. Th...
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United Nations General Assembly
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA, GA, or, from the French: Assemblée Générale, "AG") is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and the only one in which all member nations ...
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United Nations Security Council
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and is charged with the maintenance of international peace and security. Its powers include the esta...
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United Nations Secretariat
The United Nations Secretariat (French: le Secrétariat des Nations unies) is one of the principal organs of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization charged with the promotion of aiding s...
Secretary-General of the United Nations
The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG) is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the principal organs of the United Nations. The Secretary-General also acts as the de facto spo...
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International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (French: Cour internationale de justice; commonly referred to as the World Court or ICJ) is the primary judicial branch of the United Nations. It is based in the...
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International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt) is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague in the Netherlands. The ICC has the jurisdicti...
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United Nations Economic and Social Council
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (French: le Conseil économique et social des Nations unies; CÉSNU) constitutes one of the principal organs of the United Nations. It is resp...
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List of specialized agencies of the United Nations
Specialized agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the coordinating machinery of the United Nations Economic and Social Council at the intergovern...
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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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United Nations peacekeeping
Peacekeeping by the United Nations is a role held by the Department of Peacekeeping Operations as "a unique and dynamic instrument developed by the Organization as a way to help countries torn by conf...
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List of United Nations peacekeeping missions
This is a list of UN peacekeeping missions since the United Nations was founded in 1945, organized by region, with the dates of deployment, the name of the related conflict, and the name of the UN ope...
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...