Secretariat, United Nations


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(UN), international organization established immediately after World War II. It replaced the League of Nations. In 1945, when the UN was founded, there were 51 members; 193 nations are now members of the organization (see table entitled United Nations Members).
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Simona Petrova, Acting Secretary of the CEB and Director of the CEB Secretariat, United Nations recalled, the MDG Reviews showed that significant development gains were possible when the UN system really came together in support of countries.
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