October 31 in 1947, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) resolution number 168 proclaimed October 24, the anniversary of the adoption of the UN Charter, the United Nations Day (United Nations Day) in order to make the international community with the aims and achievements of the United Nations, and in order to get support for their activities.
One of the first documents of the UN was adopted in December 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
December 6 in 1971, the General Assembly adopted the following resolution (? 2782), which emphasized that the United Nations Day has become an international holiday and recommended, Day to be celebrated as a public holiday by all states — members of the UN.
Currently, the UN is 193 states, each is also a member of the United Nations General Assembly.
United Nations Day is A week in the United Nations carried out from 20 to October 26.
According to the Secretary-General, in any corner of the world, the United Nations is "the living embodiment of hope."
The United Nations is in the heart and mind of every citizen as an organization capable of putting an end to violence and instill tolerance, promote and ensure equality, human rights and reduce poverty. Working in full force, the United Nations can contribute to the implementation of these high aspirations of humanity.
Day festivities include appointments, meetings, discussion "round tables", the exhibition. Traditionally, the Day of the United Nations General Assembly hall hosts an international concert. With occasional special events at which members of the United Nations, with the help of electronic means of communication are associated with the different cities of the world and conduct teleconferences.
At the initiative of the United Nations, October 24 is also done World Information Day development.