United Nations Day 2021: History, Significance And Celebrated On October 24

United Nations Day 2021: History, Significance And Celebrated On October 24.

 United Nations Day is an annual commemorative day, reflecting the official creation of the United Nations on 24 October 1945.

Celebrations: Meetings, discussions, exhibits, cultural performances

Date: Sunday, 24 October, 2021

Related to: World Development Information Day

Also called: U.N. Day

Observed by: international

History of UN Day:

On this day, the UN Charter was ratified by a majority of signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, which led to the official establishment of the UN.

It was first celebrated on October 24, 1948. Then in 1971, the UN recommended the Member States observe it as a public holiday.

United Nations Day is celebrated every year on 24 October. It marks the official establishment of the United Nations in 1945. On this day, the United Nations Charter was ratified by most of the signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, and led to the official establishment of the United Nations. This day was first celebrated in 1948. The United Nations in 1971 also recommended member states to observe it as a public holiday.

The year 2020 will be the 75th year of the existence of the United Nations. The theme for 2020 is 'The Future We Want, the UN We Need: Reforming our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism'. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced a "larger and more inclusive global dialogue on the role of global cooperation in building the future" to mark the 75th anniversary. The United Nations will also communicate around the world. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all events will be held virtually.

What is UN?

The United Nations was established soon after the end of World War II. It succeeded in the unsuccessful League of Nations aimed at preventing further wars. It is an intergovernmental organization whose primary role is to maintain world peace and security.

It plays an important role in developing friendly relations between countries, achieving international cooperation and becoming a center of coordination for the nations.

On 25 April 1945, 50 governments met in San Francisco and began drafting the United Nations Charter which was adopted on 25 June 1945. The organization's objectives are to maintain international peace, protect human rights, provide humanitarian aid, promote sustainable development, and maintain international peace. Law. At the time of its establishment, there were 51 members in the United Nations, which has now increased to 193 countries.

The various organs of the United Nations are: the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council, the International Court of Justice and the United Nations Secretariat.

It also has many different specialized organizations overlooking different areas. Some of them are: World Bank, World Health Organization, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Food Programme.