Knowing a different language at the United Nations can be a big help. At a U.N. meeting, you will hear many languages spoken and see many different kinds of dress and customs. Helping people from different cultures communicate is an important part of the U.N.
The United Nations marked its 70th anniversary in 2015.
Pictured above is the General Assembly, the main meeting room for the U.N.. It is located at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
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- Along with the rest of the world, the United States and South Carolina experienced economic instability during this period. As a result, political instability and worldwide conflict consumed the world in the 1940s. Following World War II, the United States emerged as a world leader through political policies and economic growth.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry through three separate lenses: the core countries lens, the semi-periphery countries lens, and the periphery countries lens. This allows for the discovery of how major economic, geographic, political, religious, and social factors come together to create the modern world.