United Nations
Acronym: 
UN
Address: 
760 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
United States
Email: 
inquiries@un.org
Intergovernmental Organization
Normative standard-setting and deliberation
Global

Thematic Areas

Information, Communication and Expression Rights
Governance
Culture, Development, Gender, Environment, Labour, Security and Foreign Policy

Mission

The United Nations is an international organization founded 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. It aims are: to keep peace throughout the world; develop friendly relations among nations; to help nations work together to improve the lives of poor people, to conquer hunger, disease and illiteracy, and to encourage respect for each other’s rights and freedoms; to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations to achieve these goals.

Created by: Ilana Hanukov