United Nations Day 2021: History and all you need to know
Every year, The United Nations (UN) Day is observed on October 24th in order to highlight the official establishment of the United Nations in 1945. In 1945, the Charter of the United Nations came into force.
- United Nations (UN) aims to develop friendly relations among countries, and roles to achieve international cooperation and be a centre of coordination for nations.
- In 2021, the 76th anniversary of the United Nations and its founding Charter will be celebrated.
United Nations Day 2021: History
- In 1945, The UN came into existence on October 24, by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt. in 1942, was the first time when was first used in the Declaration of the United Nations.
- In 1948, It was celebrated for the first time and in the year 1971, the UN recommended the Member States celebrate it as a public holiday.
- UN had 51 members when it was established and now, United Nations has 193 Member States.
UN Day celebrations
- On this day, the officials conduct a concert in the General Assembly Hall of the Organisation. the Headquarters of the UN is located in New York.
- The theme of UN Day is “Building Back Together for Peace and Prosperity”.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the theme of United Nations day?
The theme of UN Day is “Building Back Together for Peace and Prosperity”.
When is United Nations day observed?
Every year, The United Nations (UN) Day is observed on October 24th
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