United Nations celebrates 70 years in blue

United Nations celebrates 70 years in blue
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The United Nations is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a series of global events.

The eighth UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addressed the General Assembly as the 193-member body adopted by consensus a resolution declaring a re-commitment to the aims and principles of the UN Charter.

The UN in Somalia is celebrating the 70 anniversary of the #UN#UN70

— UNSOM (@UNSomalia) October 24, 2015

“Our enterprise might not be perfect, but without the United Nations I can tell you that our world would be a far bleaker place. And now with the adoption of the inspiring 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations has pointed the way towards progress for all human kind,” said Mr Ban. To mark the occasion a number of world’s most recognisable buildings are turning United Nations Blue.

PHOTOS: Landmarks around the world turn blue to mark @UN's 70th anniversary

— Times of India (@timesofindia) October 24, 2015

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