The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict. Wikipedia*
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United Nations has hosted 454 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1965 United Nations. The year with the most events was 1990 with 49 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2011 with an average of 3,696 views per video. Most appearances with Kofi Annan (50), Ki-moon Ban (34), Joseph Garba (17). Most common tags: United Nations, Iraq, Persian Gulf War.