United Nations Organization Facts
An International Organization having 192 member countries
- The UNO replaced the League of Nations that was established after the First World War.
- UNO has 192 member states. Montenegro is the latest member to join in the UNO.
- Vatican City is not a member of the United Nations Organization.
- UNO has 6 official languages. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish. British English with Oxford spellings are followed in all English text.
- Trusteeship Council suspended operations in 1994 after Palau, its last remaining UN trustee territory became independent.
- The UN Peacekeeping force received the 1988 Nobel Peace Prize.
- Over the lifetime of UNO, 80 countries have achieved independence.