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United Nations

The United Nations was formed to promote international peace. Since its creation in 1945, the UN has helped stopped poverty, hunger, genocide, and disease around the world.

This year the UN had a fresh start with newly elected Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of South Korea. Secretary General Ban promises to keep the UN strong and restore trust in this powerful league.

Check out this report to learn about how the UN began and where it is today.

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6/05/2007
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