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Pontifically Approved: The Flag of the United Nations

The coordinators of the original United Nations Conference that met in San Francisco immediately after the end of World War II (1945) sought an emblem that could be easily used to identify delegates as they arrived to attend the proceedings. … Continue reading

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The Japanese Peace Bell: “Long Live Absolute World Peace.”

Presented on June 8, 1954, the Japanese Peace Bell was a gift to the United Nations on the part of the United Nations Association of Japan, a post-World War II organization that had formed in 1947 as a means of … Continue reading

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