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United Nations

An international organization, headquartered in New York City, formed to promote international peace, security, and cooperation under the terms of the charter signed by 51 founding countries in San Francisco in 1945.

Contributors in United Nations

United Nations

working group

Government; United Nations

A group that works for more than seven words.

Bretton Woods Conference

Organizations; United Nations

An international conference held in New Hampshire in July 1944 and was attended by forty-four nations. The conference was held to make plans for post €“World War II international economic cooperation ...

Dumbarton Oaks Conference

Organizations; United Nations

The Dumbarton Oaks Conference was held from 21 August to 7 October 1944 at an estate in the Georgetown area of Washington, D.C. Four countries participated: the United States, Great Britain, the ...

Economic and Social Council

Organizations; United Nations

A constituent organ of the United Nations that was established by the UN Charter with 54 member nations elected for three-year terms by the General Assembly. The council's president and the four ...

International Labor Organization (ILO)

Organizations; United Nations

Founded in 1919 as part of the League of Nations, the International Labor Organization (ILO) is the only surviving creation of the Treaty of Versailles. Headquartered in Geneva, the ILO became the ...

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Organizations; United Nations

Headquarters in London, the IMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1948, with 168 member nations and three associate members. The IMO deals with various aspects of the ...

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

Organizations; United Nations

The ITU saw its inception in 1865 when 20 countries jointly signed the framework agreement at the International Telegraph Convention to adopt common rules and standard equipment for transmitting ...

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