What are the aims of the United Nations?
(a) To keep peace throughout the world;
(b) to develop friendly relations between nations;
(c) to work together to help people live better lives, to eliminate poverty, disease and illiteracy in the world, to stop environmental destruction and to encourage respect for each other’s rights and freedoms and
(d) to be a centre for helping nations achieve these aims.
What are the principles of the United Nations?
(a) All Member States have sovereign equality;
(b) All Member States must obey the Charter;
(c) Countries must try to settle their differences by peaceful means;
(d) Countries must avoid using force or the threat of force to settle disputes;
(e) The UN may not interfere in the domestic affairs of any country and
(f) Countries should try to assist the United Nations.
When did the UN come into existence and Who coined the name “United Nations” ?
(a) On October 24, 1945. The day is now celebrated each year around the world as United Nations Day.
United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was first used in the “Declaration by United Nations” of 1 January 1942 during the Second World War, when representatives of 26 nations pledged their governments to continue fighting together against the axis powers.