Since its inception, the United Nations has been closely connected to Rotary International and its ideals. 
In 1942, in the midst of World War ll, Rotary convened a conference in London that succeeded in in assembling ministers of education and observers of 21 governments — many of them in exile in London — for the purpose of considering the organization of a vast educational and cultural exchange after the conclusion of the war.
Later that same year the group began laying plans for UNESCO and thus, literally, the United Nations was born.
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There are also pages at Rotary International about the ongoing relationship - click here.
June 26, 2020 is the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter.