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United Nations is a proper noun.  United Nations is (1) an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security.
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  • United Nations
    This is the website for the United Nations, located in New York City. The UN was begun in 1945 with the goal of maintaining world peace and to provide a forum for countries to work together on global problems. There are 192 member nations in the General Assembly, and 5 permanent members of the Security Council of which the U.S. is one, plus 10 non-permanent members with one year terms.
    http://www.un.org/
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
    UNDOC, headquartered in Vienna and established in 1997, is a leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. On the website, users can find out about UNDOC initiatives, news, publications, research, treaties, conventions, and legal affairs. There is also a link to the World Drug Report for 2007 and to a new magazine called Perspectives. Job opportunities are also listed.
    http://www.undoc.org/
  • UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
    This is the website of the secretariat of the UNFCCC. It is maintained to support arrangements for meetings organized under the Convention, to transmit official documents and reports, and to assist in other types of relevant communication. It also serves the Kyoto Protocol. The website provides background and projects of the UNFCCC, information about publications, and more.
    http://www.unfccc.int/
  • UNESCO
    UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, was founded in 1945 as a specialized United Nations Agency. UNESCO works on such problems as worldwide literacy, education, the elimination of poverty, and helping nations reach sustainability. The website is the source for finding out about their projects, publications, and history.
    http://www.unesco.org/
  • Health on the Net (HON)
    In 1996, HON became one of the first URLs to guide both lay users and medical professionals to reliable sources of information on the Internet. HON is a Swiss foundation, but is linked to the United Nations. It has two widely used search tools: MedHunt and HONSelect. The website contains several ways to search for medical information. Also includes conferences and news.
    http://www.hon.ch/
  • UNICEF
    UNICEF was founded in 1946 by the United Nations to help the many children facing famine and disease after WWII. UNICEF's mission is to help children wherever they need it. It provides housing, food, and clothing. It promotes education, especially in places where it is denied to girls. It is involved in health care issues and immunizations. The website describes UNICEF's history and projects.
    http://www.unicef.org/
  • WHO: World Health Organization
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority within the United Nations. Its mandated goal is the attainment by all peoples of the highest degree of health. The website has links to the history of WHO, its accomplishments, its programs, and its governance.
    http://www.who.int/
  • WIPO
    The World Intellectual Property Organization, established in 1967, is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international international property (IP) system. The website has links to patents, trademarks, copyright, and more. Also on the website are resources for delegates, journalists, students and others, plus most requested info.
    http://www.wipo.int/
  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
    WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations, established in 1950. It is the UN's authoritative voice on the state and behavior of the earth's atmosphere, its interactions with the oceans, the climate it produces, and the resulting distribution of water resources. On the website, users can find weather forecasts and warnings, weather news, information about climate, and more.
    http://www.wmo.ch/
The following articles provide recent United Nations-related news.
  • Troop withdrawal in Yemen's Hodeidah could start Tuesday, Wednesday: U.N.
    A redeployment of forces in Yemen's Hodeidah by the warring parties could start "possibly even today or tomorrow," United Nations Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday.
    Reuters.  Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 11:42:05 -0500.
  • Fears for 200 'human shield' families in last IS-held area
    The United Nations says it is concerned for 200 families who remain trapped in the last pocket of territory held by Islamic State in Syria.
    Sky News.  Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 15:25:00 +0000.
  • Four names emerge for UN position: report
    The White House has narrowed down its search for the next United Nations ambassador to four names, according to Bloomberg.Potential nominees include Dina Powell, a partner ...
    Miranda Green.  The Hill.  Monday, 18 Feb 2019 20:27:47 +0000.
  • UN hoping for immediate pullout of forces from Yemen ports
    The United Nations says it hopes Yemen's warring parties will immediately carry out an agreement to pull their forces out of the key port of Hodeida and two smaller ports, as well as a U.N. ...
    Fox News.  Monday, 18 Feb 2019 19:07:31 GMT.
  • Deal clinched to begin troop pullout from main Yemen port
    Yemen's warring parties have agreed to start withdrawing forces from the main port of Hodeidah under a UN-sponsored deal, the United Nations said following weeks of diplomacy to salvage a pact that stalled over control of the Red Sea city.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Monday, 18 Feb 2019 07:13:53 EST.
  • WATCH: Trump searches for new US ambassador to the United Nations
    Heather Nauert withdrew from consideration and is now leaving the State Department after admitting she hired a nanny who is not legally allowed to work in the U.S.
    ABC News.  Monday, 18 Feb 2019 01:19:44 -0500.
  • More Clues, and Questions, in 1961 Crash That Killed Dag Hammarskjold
    A documentary film claims to have new information, which a United Nations investigator is evaluating. But after nearly six decades, nothing is definitive.
    Rick Gladstone and Alan Cowell.  New York Times.  Monday, 18 Feb 2019 04:37:43 GMT.
  • Yemen sides agree deal on first pullback: UN
    Yemen's government and Huthi rebels have agreed on the first phase of a pullback of forces from the key city of Hodeida, in a deal the United Nations described Sunday as important progress. ...
    Yahoo.  Sunday, 17 Feb 2019 20:55:36 -0500.
  • With Nauert Out, Who Now For UN Ambassador?
    The stunning news Saturday night that Heather Nauert has withdrawn as the President's choice for ambassador to the United Nations immediately triggered speculation on who the President would tap to represent the US in the international ...
    Newsmax.  Sunday, 17 Feb 2019 08:25:49 EDT.
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