The United Nations by Kirsten Nakjavani Bookmiller
(Global Organizations)

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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.

About Kirsten Nakjavani Bookmiller

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Author Kirsten Nakjavani Bookmiller is associate professor of government and political affairs and director of the office of Global Education and Partnerships at Millersville University. She is the author of several articles and chapters on international organizations, including "United Nations," and "United Nations Radio" in Censorship: An International Encyclopedia
Published May 1, 2008 by Chelsea House Pub (L). 140 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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