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  24 October 2003

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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.

Message of the GA President
Message of the Secretary-General   
   Secretary-General's UN Day Message - 2003
United Nations Day Concert 2003 Programme
Press Release on UN Day Concert 2003

  "In Memoriam": A video tribute to Sergio Vieira de Mello and all the United Nations staff who died in the bombing at the United Nations Office in Baghdad on 19 August 2003.
( Memorial Page). The tribute was created and produced by Saatchi and Saatchi, Sydney, Australia. (5 minutes 50 seconds: English.)

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