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Government Resources and International Information: United Nations


United Nations: Goals and Programs

United Nations: Keeping the Peace

The UN has 4 Main Purposes (UN)


  • To keep peace throughout the world
  • To develop friendly relations among nations
  • To help nations work together to improve the lives of poor people, to conquer hunger, disease and illiteracy, and to encourage respect for each other’s rights and freedoms
  • To be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations to achieve these goals

Source: United Nations, UN at a Glance


United Nations: Health and Humanitarian Aid

United Nations: Human Rights

United States and the United Nations

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