The United Nations


The United Nations (UN) is an international organization, founded in 1945, tasked to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international co-operation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.

URI holds the prestigious distinction of being a non-governmental organization (NGO) with consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and has long-standing partnerships with several other UN agencies. Learn more about URI and the UN.

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