Some articles on nations:
... The United Nations Trusteeship Council, one of the principal organs of the United Nations, was established to help ensure that trust territories were administered in the best interests of their ... The trust territories—most of them former mandates of the League of Nations or territories taken from nations defeated at the end of World War II—have all now attained self-government or independence, either as ... Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which became a member state of the United Nations in December 1994 ...
... The 2005 Tri Nations Series, an annual rugby union competition between the national teams of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, was the tenth in the series ... This was the last year in which the Tri Nations was contested in its original double round-robin format, with each team playing the others twice ... The Mandela Challenge Plate between Australia and South Africa was contested outside the Tri Nations ...
... One former fund, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), was merged with other elements of the United Nations system into a new ... International Trade Centre (ITC) Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (HCR) Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) United Nations ...
... The 2001 Tri Nations Series was contested from 21 July to 1 September between the Australia, New Zealand and South Africa national rugby union teams ... Eales' final test match, to successfully defend the Tri Nations trophy ...
... The United Nations system consists of the United Nations, its subsidiary organs (including the separately-administered funds and programmes), the specialized agencies ... The executive heads of the United Nations system organizations and the World Trade Organization (which is not a member of the United Nations system) are ... body, chaired by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, meets twice a year to coordinate the work of the organizations of the United Nations system ...
Famous quotes containing the word nations:
“It is accordance with our determination to refrain from aggression and build up a sentiment and practice among nations more favorable to peace ... that we have incurred the consent of fourteen important nations to the negotiation of a treaty condemning recourse to war, renouncing it as an instrument of national policy.”
—Calvin Coolidge (18721933)
“Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.”
—Woodrow Wilson (18561924)
“The soldier takes pride in saluting his Captain,
The devotee proffers a knee to his Lord,
Some back a mare thrown from a thoroughbred,
Troy backed its Helen, Troy died and adored;
Great nations blossom above,
A slave bows down to a slave.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)