General Information about the United Nations, 1.6.2017

The United Nations (UN) was established after the Second World War with the purpose of preventing the recurrence of the wars of the first half of the twentieth century, which brought great grief to mankind, and to safeguard international peace and security.

The UN Charter was drawn up during meetings which took place between 25 April and 26 June 1945 and was signed by 50 nations, including Turkey, on 26 June 1945 in San Francisco. Poland, which did not participate in the initial conferences, also signed the UN Charter, raising the number of founding nations to 51.

As foreseen in the Charter, the UN was officially established on 24 October 1945 with the ratification of its founding document by a majority of Member States including the five permanent members of the Security Council.

The UN continues to be the world’s only universal organization. AsSouth Sudanjoined the UN in 2011, membership has risen to 193 nations.

The main bodies of United Nations are the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Trusteeship Council, the International Court of Justice and the UN Secretariat.

The six official languages of the UN
are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

For more information about United Nations and its main bodies, please visit:
www.un.org

For more information about United Nations Funds, Programmes and
Specialized Agencies, please visit:
http://www.un.org/en/sections/about-un/funds-programmes-specialized-agencies-and-others/index.html


Atatürk

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 18:00

Consular Section Reception Hours: 9.30 am-1 pm
1/1/2020 Yılbaşı
2/17/2020 Presidents' Day
5/25/2020 Memorial Day - Federal Tatil
5/25/2020 Ramazan Bayramı 2. gün
7/3/2020 ABD Bağımsızlık Günü (Federal Tatil)
7/31/2020 Kurban Bayramı 1. Gün
9/7/2020 Labor Day - Federal Tatil
10/12/2020 Columbus Day - Federal Tatil
10/29/2020 Cumhuriyet Bayramı
11/11/2020 Veterans Day - Federal Tatil
11/26/2020 Şükran Günü - Federal Tatil
12/25/2020 Noel Günü - Federal Tatil
1/1/2021 Yılbaşı
1/18/2021 1/18/2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/18/2021 1/18/2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/20/2021 1/20/2021 Inaguration Day
2/15/2021 2/15/2021 President's Day
5/13/2021 5/13/2021 Ramazan Bayramı 1. gün
5/31/2021 5/31/2021 Memorial Day
7/5/2021 7/5/2021 Independence Day
7/20/2021 7/20/2021 Kurban Bayramı 1. gün
9/6/2021 9/6/2021 Labor Day
10/11/2021 10/11/2021 Columbus Day
10/29/2021 10/29/2021 Cumhuriyet Bayramı
11/11/2021 11/11/2021 Veterans' Day
11/25/2021 11/25/2021 Thanksgiving Day
12/24/2021 12/24/2021 Christmas Day