The United Nations is an organization of countries and Member States that work together to promote global cooperation and good will. The organization was founded in 1945 by fifty-one Member States and has grown to just under two-hundred members. The organization formed to work toward a global peace and prosperity. The United Nations (UN) is based out of New York City and holds a judicial branch in The Hague, Netherlands.
The worksheets below introduce the United Nations and covers topics including: How the charter began, the UN’s commitment to civil and children rights, the International Court of Justice, the General Assembly, the Economic/Social/Security Councils, the Secretariat.