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United Nations System - United Nations - Trusteeship Council
... 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 ... Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which became a member state of the United Nations in December 1994 ...
2001 Tri Nations Series
... 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 ... a try at the death in captain John Eales' final test match, to successfully defend the Tri Nations trophy ...
United Nations System
... 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 members of the ... This 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 ...
United Nations System - Funds and Programmes, Research and Training Institutes, and Other Bodies - Funds and Programmes
... One former fund, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), was merged with other elements of the United Nations system into a new organization, UN Women, in January 2011 ... 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 Children's Fund (UNICEF ...
2005 Tri Nations Series
... 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 ... Australia and South Africa was contested outside the Tri Nations ...

Famous quotes containing the word nations:

    The peace loving nations must make a concerted effort in opposition to those violations of treaties and those ignorings of humane instincts which today are creating a state of international anarchy and instability from which there is no escape through mere isolation or neutrality.... When an epidemic of physical disease starts to spread, the community approves and joins in a quarantine of the patients in order to protect the health of the community against the spread of the disease.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    Nor is any evidence to be found, either in History or Human Nature, that nations are to be bribed out of a spirit of encroachment and aggression, by humiliations which nourish their pride, or by concessions that extend their resources and power.
    James Madison (1751–1836)

    All the events which make the annals of the nations are but the shadows of our private experiences.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)