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Some facts and thoughts about the UN on its 75th birthday

On October 24th, 1945, shortly after the end of World War II, the United Nations (UN) were founded in San Francisco as the successor organization of the League of Nations, established after World War I in Geneva, although the latter only ceased operations on April 20th, 1946. The first meetings of the General Assembly...

Some facts and thoughts about the UN on its 75th birthday

On October 24th, 1945, shortly after the end of World War II, the United Nations (UN) were founded in San Francisco as the successor organization of the League of Nations, established after World War I in Geneva, although the latter only ceased operations on April 20th, 1946. The first meetings of the General Assembly and the Security Council, formed by France, the (Nationalist) Republic of China, the Soviet Union, Great Britain and the United States began in London on January 10th, 1946 with 51 nations represented. Trygve Lie (1896-1968), Norwegian Foreign...

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