The United Nations (UN), is an intergovernmental association liable for keeping up universal harmony and security, growing agreeable relations among countries, accomplishing worldwide participation, and being a middle for orchestrating the activities of countries. It is the biggest, generally well-known, most globally spoke to and most dominant intergovernmental association on the planet. The UN is headquartered on a universal area in New York City; other fundamental workplaces are in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna and The Hague.
The UN was set up after World War II with the point of forestalling future wars, succeeding the inadequate League of Nations. On 25 April 1945, 50 governments met in San Francisco for a gathering and began drafting the UN Charter, which was received on 25 June 1945 and produced results on 24 October 1945, when the UN started activities. In accordance with the Charter, the association's destinations incorporate keeping up global harmony and security, ensuring human rights, conveying helpful guide, advancing manageable advancement, and maintaining worldwide law. At its establishing, the UN had 51 part states; there are presently 193, speaking to by far most of the world's sovereign states.