Tuesday, October 17, 2006

United Nations Day

October 24, 2006

The anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter -- 24 October 1945 -- has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. It is marked throughout the world each year by meetings, discussions and exhibits on the achievements and goals of the Organization.

Check out the United Nations Association of the USA for a history of UN Day.

The National Capital Area Chapter of UNA-USA is organizing a week of activities to celebrate the occassion.

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