United Nations Day

Monday, Oct 24, 2016



Image credit: iStockphoto/ Hanquan Chen

On this day in 1945 the United Nations was established. Its purpose includes maintaining international peace and security, promoting human rights, fostering social and economic development, protecting the environment, and providing humanitarian aid in cases of famine, natural disaster, and armed conflict. The world is a complicated place and the primary mission of peacekeeping has experienced a spectrum of success. But the original intent to prevent another world war remains, and many are safer for it.

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