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United Nations Day, October 24

October 24... On this date six years ago the Charter of the United Nations came into force. The anniversary is observed by Member Nations throughout the world. On this day we reaffirm the aims of the organization, we recall its achievements and we pledge"... to combine our efforts..." to realize its purposes:

  • Collective Armed Action Against Aggression
  • Continued Efforts for Peaceful Settlement Wherever Possible
  • International Action for E. conomic and Social Progress
  • Aid to Peoples on the Road to Independence.

These were the main avenues along which the United Nations advanced in the sixth year of its existence. Throughout the world, in every field of human activity, the U. N. and its Specialized Agencies initiated actions towards the achievement of the goals of the Charter. The focal points were Korea, the first example in history of the use of collective force to restore peace, and technical assistance for under-developed areas, a positive programme to make the world a better place to live in.

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Octobre 1951