How many nations were originally members of the UN?

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SOCIETY QUESTION #1585

How many nations were originally members of the UN?

51

Explanation

The UN (United Nations) is an international organisation founded in 1945 by 51 states, the stated aim of which it was to facilitate cooperation and peace. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was formulated within the UN. A range of organisations fall under the UN, including the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague and WHO, the World Health Organisation. There are 6 official languages in the UN: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. More than 190 nations are members today.

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