A Decade of American Foreign Policy 1941-1949
United Nations Day

Resolution of the General Assembly, October 24, 1947(1)

The General Assembly,

Declares that 24 October, the anniversary of the coming into force of the Charter of the United Nations, shall henceforth be officially called "United Nations Day" and shall be devoted to making known to the peoples of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations and to gaining their support for the work of the United Nations;

Invites Member Governments to co-operate with the United Nations. in securing observance of this anniversary.

(1) The United States and the United Nations: Report by the President to the Congress for the year 1947, Department of State publication 3024, International Organization and Conference Series 111, 1, p. 234. Back

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