United Nations Day

United Nations Day is devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization. United Nations Day is part of United Nations Week, which runs from 20 to 26 October.

United Nations Lesson

United Nations Civics Lesson

by http://www.elcivics.comThe United Nations is an international organization that was established after World War II to keep the world at peace. It is located in New York City, New York. Almost all of the countries of the world belong to the United Nations. It is often called the UN and its role has expanded to include encouraging respect for human rights and reducing poverty. (3 pages)

United Nations Flag What is the United Nations?

    • It is an international organization that promotes peace and human rights.
  • It is also called the UN.
New York City, New York Where is the United Nations located?

  • The United Nations has offices in many countries, but its headquarters is in New

 

Manhattan Area of New York with United Nations When was the United Nations created?

  • It was created in 1945 after World War II ended.
  • World War II was the most destructive war in human history.
General Assembly Hall Who meets in the UN General Assembly Hall?

  • Representatives and leaders from many different countries meet here.
  • They discuss important problems like war, poverty, and hunger.
Getting Water from a Barrel What is the woman in this picture doing?

  • She is getting water from a barrel.
  • Many poor people do not have clean drinking water.
  • The UN tries to help poor people get enough water and food.

 

Homes in Soweto, South Africa How many people live in slums?

  • About one billion (1,000,000,000) people live in slums.
  • The goal of UN-HABITAT is “adequate shelter for all.”
UN Tank in a War Museum Why does the United Nations have tanks?

  • UN troops use them to prevent fighting between or within countries.
United Nations in the Evening How can we help the United Nations?

  • We can donate money.
  • We can volunteer to work for them.
  • United Nations Day is October 24.

by www.elcivics.com

 

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