United Nation Day 2021:
United Nations, an international intergovernmental organization that has a primary role to maintain world peace and security. An organization that helps resolve international disputes and promotes peace, the United Nations looks over various affairs all across the globe.
While United Nations Day is a day commemorated every year that marks the official creation of the United Nations.
United Nations Day is celebrated every year on 24th October, across the globe.
United Nations Day marks the official creation of the United Nation on 24th October 1945. The official establishment of the UN was ratified by a majority of signatories including its five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, on 24th October 1947.
The first United Nations Day was celebrated on 24th October 1948. The United Nations General Assembly, in 1971, adopted a further resolution (United Nations Resolution 2782) declaring the United Nations Day to be an international observance or international holiday and recommended it to be a public holiday by the United Nations member states.
Marked as the anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations, the United Nations Day is an annual observance since 1948. While the United Nations plays a crucial role in developing friendly relations among countries in achieving international cooperation and being a center of coordination for nations.
The United States President Fraklin D. Roosevelt coined the name “United Nations” and was first used in the Declaration of the United Nations on 1st January 1942, during the Second World War. An organization with 51 members at the time of its establishment, the United Nations is an organization with 193 member states.