United Nations/UN Day

24 Oct 2011 – United in Peace

Prayers and thoughts to all victims, families and friends in the Turkey earthquake.

In a weeks time, ie 31 Oct/Haloween, the world pop will reach 7 billion!

Let us unite, seven billion strong, in the name of the global common good – message for UN Day 2011 by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

24 Oct 1945, the UN came into force when the five permanent members of the security council ratified the charter that had been drawn up earlier that year. These members were: France, the Republic of China, the Soviet Union, UK and USA.

http://www.un.org/aboutun/history.htm

Since 1948, the event’s anniversary has been known as UN Day. It is a global observance and not a public holiday.

Yesterday James was 3 months and Linn & family decided to have pix taken by profession photographers. But so far, my favourite of James is this one taken by Linn.