This day recognizes the United Nations organization. The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after World War II by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
The UN World Food Programme provides food to 90 million people in 75 countries. The organization is made up of a General Assembly (193 Member States), a Security Council (5 permanent members–China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States and 10 non-permanent members), Economic and Social Council (54 members), and an International Court of Justice made up of 15 judges.
For more information on the United Nations visit their website http://www.un.org. Won’t you celebrate this day with us?