United Nations Day is the day for celebrating the formation of the United Nations on October 24, 1945. The United Nations is made up of 193 member states (countries). The mission of the United nations is preserve peace, advance justice and the protection of human rights worldwide.
The United Nations Day 2017 theme: “Potential in Diversity”
The name United Nations was thought up by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Not long after that, there was a United Nations conference in San Francisco. Representatives from 50 countries got together and signed the United Nations Charter on October 24, 1945. Even more countries signed the charter later on.