United Nations Day
Nearly everyone in the world is familiar with the United Nations as an organisation. They are involved in a variety of activities, including aid in times of crisis, both natural and caused by war. They provide medical assistance for those who are in dire need.
Depending on the movie or TV show that you watch, the UN can be seen as both a hero and a villain. United Nations Day is an opportunity to celebrate the founding of this amazing organization. It also offers a chance for you learn about its future plans and its past.
The 1945 foundational treaty for the United Nations was signed. It is an intergovernmental organization that aims to foster cooperation between all governments around the globe. It was created to replace the League of Nations and prevent another war such as World War II.
To help achieve its goals, all member states contribute funds to the United Nations. Apart from World Peace, its role has expanded to include the protection of human rights, promotion of social and economic growth, and aiding in times when there is famine, natural catastrophe, or armed conflict around the globe.
The UN also includes a number of specialized agencies that allow it to perform its work in the specific areas it focuses on. Groups like the FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization), IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), and many more handle their individual aspects of its operation.
United Nations Day celebrates the original adoption of the UN’s foundational charter.
You can celebrate United Nations Day by learning more about the organization and the positive impact it has on your life. The United Nations has helped to create some of the most basic rights and privileges that people all over the globe enjoy. The United Nations recently declared the internet a fundamental human right. This declaration ensures everyone has access the global information and communication network. Although this does not guarantee everyone will be able to access the internet at all, it does ensure that they have the right to do so.
Celebrations are also held all over the globe. Some are simple, like lighting up bridges or buildings with the blue United Nations emblem. Others are art installations that represent art from all over the globe and are used in conjunction with an Art Installation.