Tuesday, January 13, 2015

70 Documents to Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations

The Dag Hammarskjöld Library at the UN Headquarters in New York has prepared an online exhibition called 70 Years, 70 Documents to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations:
"To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library is presenting an exploration of the seventy key documents that have shaped the United Nations and our world. "
"Each month we will add new documents honouring the historic breadth of the Organization's work in the areas of peace and security, humanitarian assistance, development, and human rights. "
The exhibit begins with preparatory documents from the 1941-1945 period that served as the foundation of the organization.

The UN's birthday is on 24 October 2015.

Earlier Library Boy posts about the UN's history include:

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 7:04 pm

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