Month: October 2016

Happy Birthday UN!

  24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by Member States as a public holiday. UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document […]

LOOK WHO MADE THE TOP UN JOB

  After the sixth round of informal straw polls in the UN Security Council, on 5 October (New York time) all UNSC members came out together to announce agreement on a new secretary-general for the United Nations: Antonio Guterres. The final indicative vote for him—the first in which different coloured straws were used for the five […]