UN means United Nations
The UN is an international organisation working in the field of international law, security, human rights and the development of the world economy. At the start of the Second World War, there were 51 Member States, now this is almost the 200 (almost every internationally recognised independent country is a member). Headquartered in New York, the company is headquartered in Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi. There are 6 governing bodies that control the organisation
- General Meeting
- Economic Council
- Social Council
- The International Court of Justice
In addition, there are also special organisations that are part of the UN (UNESCO, WHO) and specific programmes such as UNICEF and UNDP. The International name is un (United nations), and on the UN website you can find more information.