UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.
To mark this year’s United Nations Day, UNIC Canberra, with the support of the ACT Government, held a flag raising ceremony in Canberra’s Albert Hall. Continue reading