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United Nations Day 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

In 1947 the United Nations General Assembly declared 24 October the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations.

'shall be devoted to making known to the peoples of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations and to gaining their support for'  its work.

In 1971 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a further resolution declaring that United Nations Day shall be an international holiday and recommended that it should be observed as a public holiday.

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