Seventieth anniversary of the United Nations

The 70th anniversary (


The 70th anniversary ("UN70") of the founding of the United Nations (UN) fell in 2015. Around the time of the launch on 1 October by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, celebratory events took place in various locations. Several international conferences were held, including one to approve a new set of Sustainable Development Goals. A "treaty event" was held to encourage more nations to join multilateral treaties, and steps were taken towards agreement on reform of the Security Council.
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