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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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The official will deliver the keynote address at the general debate of the U.N. General Assembly for the fourth time, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing Radio Free Asia.
Summary: Prime Minister Tammam Salam held a series of meetings with foreign and Arab officials Tuesday and said moral support offered to Lebanon at the U.N. General Assembly would do little to help the country overcome its myriad of problems.
Several other high-level events are scheduled to take place during the current session of the U.N. General Assembly, including on nuclear disarmament and other pressing issues of the development agenda.
On the other hand, the presidency media office issued the following statement: "President Michel Sleiman headed on Monday to New York accompanied by his wife Wafaa Sleiman and a delegation which included the following ministers: Foreign and Expatriates Minister Adnan Mansour, Social Affairs Minister Wael Abou Faour, Environment Minister Nazem Khoury to take part in the meetings of U.N. General Assembly and to chair a Security Council session entitled "preventive diplomacy".
New Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama is expected to deliver a speech to the just-convened U.N. General Assembly during the morning session on Sept.
For that reason, last year in my address to the U.N. General Assembly, I suggested that a committee should be set up in order to disarm all the countries that possess nuclear weapons."
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS has been charged with tracking the response to the pandemic by using a set of indicators developed as part of the Declaration of Commitment endorsed at the U.N. General Assembly Special Session on AIDS in 2001.
The harsh statement came in reaction to the decision of EU representatives to vote for the U.N. General Assembly resolution against Israel's controversial West Bank security barrier.
Arafat's address before the U.N. General Assembly meeting at Geneva, inaugurated the Middle East peace process, according to Boyle, end forced the U.S.
North and South Korea have jointly submitted a draft resolution to the U.N. General Assembly reaffirming their goals of a durable peace and reunification on the Korean Peninsula, the U.N.
Summary: Prime Minister Tammam Salam travels Thursday to New York to take part in U.N. General Assembly meetings.