United Nations Day
When is United Nations Day? This holiday is always observed on October 24
Today is United Nations Day, an October 24holiday. This event recognizes the United Nation organization and all who serve and participate in this world organization. it is dedicated to world peace and the betterment of humanity through a wide range of programs from world hunger to environmental and health issues. It is headquartered in New York City. The property it is situated on is defined as International Territory on land originally purcased by John D. Rockefeller.
The League of Nations was an organization that preceded it. Many goals and objectives of the UN evolved from the League of Nations.
There are 193 member states (countries).
Did You Know? Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish are the official languages of the UN. Delegates have to use these languages.
How to Celebrate United Nations Day
- Learn more about the United Nations.
- Learn about its goals, programs, and services
Thought for Today
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History and Origin of United Nations Day
The UN came into existence on this date in 1945. However, it is unknown when United Nations Day was first celebrated.
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