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Happy United Nations Day 2022: Wishes & Quotes (Monday, 24 October)

United Nations Day

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The United Nations Day holiday is observed annually on October 24. It commemorates the United Nations formal founding in 1945. The majority of signatories, along with the five permanent members of the Security Council, signed the UN Charter on this day, resulting in the UN’s formal formation. In 1948, the Day was first observed. The UN also advised the participating countries to commemorate it as a national holiday in 1971.

The United Nations will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2020. The UN We Need: Reaffirming our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism is the topic for 2020. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for “a big and inclusive global discourse on the role of global collaboration in constructing the future we desire” to commemorate the 75th anniversary. Dialogues will be held globally by the UN as well. The Covid-19 epidemic, however, means that all of the meetings will be held online.

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The United Nations’ founding

In an effort to stop new wars and aid nations in working together to address some of the main issues facing the world after World War II, the United Nations was established in 1945 following the collapse of the League of Nations.

What exactly does the term “United” mean?

It’s not necessary to live in perfect harmony to be together (though that would be best for all). It simply means cooperating through difficulties.

In 1945, all nations came together for a single goal and established the United Nations. The United Nations Day holiday, which was created to serve as a reminder that despite our differences, there are ways to come together and celebrate our variety, is observed every year with the same spirit.

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Information about United Nations

The League of Nations was replaced by the United Nations, which was established right after World War II with the intention of averting future conflicts. It is an intergovernmental organization whose principal duty is to uphold international stability. It is crucial for fostering goodwill among states, achieving international collaboration, and serving as a hub for international coordination.

The United Nations charter, which was accepted on June 25, 1945, was drafted at a meeting of 50 states on April 25, 1945, in San Francisco. The organization’s goals are to preserve international law, protect human rights, administer humanitarian relief, and maintain world peace. The UN presently includes 193 countries as members, up from 51 at the time of its founding.

The General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice, and UN Secretariat are among the various UN bodies. It also contains a wide variety of specialized organizations that oversee various industries. The World Bank, the World Health Organization, UNESCO, UNICEF, and the World Food Program are a few of them.

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Official Language of the United Nations

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Russian

Causes of Celebrating United Nations Day

United Nations Day is significant because it honors diversity. Today is a recognized holiday honoring the diversity of cultures, faiths, and tongues found around the world. On this day, nations join forces to promote concepts of peace and harmony among individuals from different origins.

Every 24 October, we commemorate the founding of the United Nations, which is well known for its work in humanitarian assistance, peacekeeping, and fostering international harmony. This serves as a reminder of the significance of:

  • Diversity
  • The spirit of international cooperation
  • Equality
  • Peace
  • Unity
  • universal adherence to international law and justice
  • Human rights and basic liberties

Why is October 24 Observed as United Nations Day?

The United Nations was founded on October 24, 1945, when the organization’s founding treaty went into effect.

After the League of Nations collapsed, the main goal was to promote cooperation among all national governments. In other terms, it was an attempt to stop a conflict similar to World War II from starting.

Observances of the United Nations

Dedicated days, weeks, years, and decades are valued by the UN as effective advocacy tools. Each observance has a theme, which is intended to bring people and communities from around the world together under a single topic and make the world a better place to live.

For instance, September 21 is designated as the International Day of Peace. This UN holiday is intended to promote nonviolent conflict resolution before turning to armed conflict and war.

To encourage space education and outreach activities sponsored by space agencies, aerospace firms, planetaria, museums, astronomy clubs, and others, the UN honors World Space Week from October 4–10.

What are our plans for United Nations Day?

We are not limited in what we can accomplish on United Nations Day. People from all over the world assemble and engage in a variety of celebration-related activities.

Parades are organized in some regions to bring people from many nations together in happiness. People may be invited to eat their favorite meal with friends and family from other countries in other locations. The concept behind a united celebration is that we ought to unite as a single people to celebrate our variety and our admiration for other people’s cultures and beliefs.

Celebrating United Nations Day is a way of acknowledging this organization’s tireless work. Did you know that the UN feed over 90 million people around the world? Also, they promote women’s and child’s health, and aid refugees who are escaping war. Have you ever been concerned about climate change? The UN work to encourage sustainability and green practices.

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