Maine Chapter of the UNA-USA

UN Day

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.

24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by Member States as a public holiday.

UN Day 2015: Global Challenges and the Need for International Cooperation

UN Day 2017: Maine expressions of UN Sustainable Development Goal #4, Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education