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Non-Governmental and Inter-Governmental Organizations: United Nations

United Nations

"The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights." From UN at a Glance

United Nations - Agencies

United Nations Documents

NGOs and the United Nations

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the main body of the United Nations with which NGOs have consultative status.