Founded at the end of World War II in 1945, the United Nations was created to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations on equal terms, and encourage international cooperation in solving intractable human problems. With more than 190 member states, the United Nations seeks to enhance economic and social development, support human rights and other humanitarian affairs, create and uphold international law, and work toward world peace and security.
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Published May 1, 2008
by Chelsea House Pub (L).
Education & Reference, Young Adult, Political & Social Sciences.