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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.
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