The UN

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What is the UN?
An international organisation that aims to deal peacefully with international issues, including the protection of human rights.
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When was the UN founded?
1945, following WWII.
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Why was the UN founded?
To prevent a third world war, and to keep peace between nations. It now provides a forum for the peaceful resolution of worldwide issues.
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How many member states are there?
193
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Which world states are NOT members of the UN?
Taiwan, Kosovo, and the Vatican City.
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What does the UK contribute?
£90 million a year, and troops.
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What was the League of Nations?
The UN's predecessor, founded in 1920, following WWI. It failed it's mission to prevent further global conflict.
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