BRIEF ON ORIGIN AND HOW UNITED NATIONS STARTED



WHAT IS UNITED NATIONS?  
UNITED NATIONS  is an International organisation established on 24th October 1945 to help stabilize relationship between countries after World War. Its purpose is to maintain peace and Security,  to develop friendly relationship between countries, to help solve global problems and to promote human rights.

The organization supports countries in a number of ways,  from clearing landmines, helping relief efforts in the aftermath of disasters and intervening as peacekeepers in conflict situations.

There are currently 16 united Nations peacekeeping missions going on worldwide involving a total of 114000 people.

How it was formed... 
  In 1st January 1942,  The name "UNITED NATIONS"  was coined by The UNITED STATES  President  FRANKLIN D.  ROOSEVELT was first used in the Declaration by United Nations  of  1-January 1942, during the second world War,  when representatives of 26 Nations pledged their Government to continue fighting together against the AXIS power.


24 October 1945 || The United Nations officially comes into existence

In 1945, representatives of 50 countries met in San Francisco at the United Nations Conference on International Organization to draw up the United Nations Charter. Those delegates deliberated on the basis of proposals worked out by the representatives of China, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States at Dumbarton Oaks, United States in August-October 1944.
The Charter was signed on 26 June 1945 by the representatives of the 50 countries. Poland, which was not represented at the Conference, signed it later and became one of the original 51 Member States.
The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and by a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year.

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