1. On October 24, 1945, the United Nations officially came into existence when its Charter was ratified by the five permanent members of the Security Council and a majority of other 46 member countries.
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2. The United Nations includes 193 member countries and two permanent observer entities that cannot vote.
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3. The United Nations is a global organization with six official languages, English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic.
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4. The United Nations is an international organization engaged in the diplomatic and peaceful communication between the countries of the world.
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5. The League of United Nations ceased its activities after failing to prevent the Second World War.
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6. The United Nations came into effect on October 24, 1945.
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7. The United Nations is funded by dues from member states and is prohibited from borrowing from financial institutions.
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9. The United Nations was an important arena for the transformation of former colonies into sovereign states.
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11. The United Nations was the second multipurpose international organization established in the 20th century that was worldwide in scope and membership.
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12. The United Nations is an international organization created to maintain international peace and promote human rights.
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