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United Nations

This guide links to United Nations' agencies, databases and statistics.

History of the UN

"The name "United Nations", coined by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt was first used in the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942, during the Second World War, whenrepresentatives of 26 nations pledged their Governments to continue fighting together against the Axis Powers" . .. quoted from the History of the United Nations' webpage. 

October 24th is recognized as United Nations Day