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The UN at 75: An assessment

It may not be perfect but the civilisation we enjoy today would not be possible without the United Nations and its family of agencies and entities

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World War II killed between 70 million and 80 million people and left many countries in ruin.

In the aftermath, the leaders of the victorious allies wanted to build a new world. One of their most important initiatives was to establish the United Nations in 1945.

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