United Nations

Intergovernmental organization

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City, with its other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna and The Hague.

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The recent US-China tensions were laid bare in speeches by Trump and Xi at the UN in New York.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

China's surprise announcement of a long-term goal to curb emissions boosts UN climate talks.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

The move comes after other world powers rejected President Trump's demand to reinstate UN measures.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

Thousands of UN, French and regional soldiers are in Mali fighting Islamist militants - what difference will the coup make?
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

Human rights investigators say authorities have committed "egregious violations" since 2014.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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