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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.
  • UN: Some Progress In Afghanistan Torture Eradication, But Much Left To Do
    The United Nations says there has been "encouraging" progress in Afghanistan's efforts to eradicate the torture of people detained in relation to the country's ongoing conflict, but much remains to be done.
    Radio Liberty.  Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 09:10:38 +0000.
  • Lima Group Urges UN to 'Take Action' Over Venezuela Crisis
    The Lima Group made up of mostly Latin American countries called on the United Nations on Monday to "take action" to prevent an escalation of Venezuela's humanitarian crisis. ...
    Voice of America.  Monday, 15 Apr 2019 20:56:32 -0400.
  • Millions of school books destroyed during fighting in Tripoli
    More than 3 million books were destroyed when rockets hit ministry of education buildings during fighting between rival government forces over the Libyan capital Tripoli, officials and the United Nations said on Monday.
    Reuters.  Monday, 15 Apr 2019 11:18:44 -0400.
  • Italy, France spar over tackling escalating conflict in Libya
    The United Nations said the fighting between Haftar's forces and troops under the internationally-backed Tripoli government had killed at least 56 people and forced 8,000 to flee their homes in the city in the last week. ...
    Yahoo.  Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 13:08:34 -0400.
  • UN: Nigerian Troops Evacuate Town in Security Operation
    Nigerian troops evacuated the entire population of a town of 10,000 people in northeastern Borno state without warning on Monday before an operation against militants, the United Nations said on Thursday. ...
    Voice of America.  Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 10:44:46 -0400.
  • Pompeo says Venezuela's Maduro is a "true threat" to the U.S.
    The secretary state's comments came on the same day Vice President Pence called on the United Nations to revoke the credentials of Maduro's representatives
    CBS News.  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 18:21:10 +0000.
  • UN urged to declare Venezuela a humanitarian emergency
    Human Rights Watch and public health researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are urging the United Nations to declare the situation in Venezuela "a complex humanitarian emergency that poses a serious risk to the region."
    Fox News.  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 14:43:58 GMT.
  • Commons committee calls for on-time pullout from UN mission in Mali
    A House of Commons committee has told the Liberal government that Canada should help Romania get its helicopters into Mali to avoid disrupting the ongoing United Nations peacekeeping mission there.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Monday, 8 Apr 2019 18:07:15 EDT.
  • The Latest: WHO says 2 doctors killed in Libya clashes
    The Latest: The United Nations health organization has decried the killing of 2 doctors who died treating civilians amid fighting between armed groups in Libya's capital, Tripoli.
    ABC News.  Monday, 08 Apr 2019 11:28:12 -0400.
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