5 Facts About UN

1. In September 2013, the UN had peacekeeping soldiers deployed on 15 missions.

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2. The UN performs most of its humanitarian work through these agencies.

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3. In 1991, the UN authorized a US-led coalition that repulsed the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

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4. The UN is the successor of the ineffective League of Nations.

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5. The UN is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world.

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