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UNIC Washington's Work

The United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in Washington, DC is the focal point for UN engagement with U.S. government officials, Congress, civil society, media, academia, and youth. It serves as a resource and conducts outreach to advance the understanding of the UN in the U.S. MORE

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The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. Its mission and work are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter MORE

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