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  24 October 2002


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The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter was ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and by a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year.

Programme for United Nations Day Concert 2002
Multimedia Page on United Nations Day
--Includes video message of the Secretary-General
Secretary-General's message on the occassion of UN Day
Secretary-General's message at the UN Day Concert
Message from the Deputy Secretary-General Message from the President of the General Assembly
UN Information Centres' UN Day Page About the UN
Link to UN Day page from 2001 Dag Hammarskjold Library Page
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