Friday, October 24, 2014
Happy United Nations Day!
Friday, October 24 is United Nations Day in commemoration of the entry into force of the U.N. Charter in 1945. This year marks the 69th anniversary of the Charter.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon recently observed:
"The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. [...] At this critical moment, let us reaffirm our commitment to empowering the marginalized and vulnerable. On United Nations Day, I call on Governments and individuals to work in common cause for the common good. "
For more information about U.N. Day events, click here.