October 23 1946 CE – The United Nations General Assembly Convenes in New York for the First Time

October 23 1946 CE – The United Nations General Assembly Convenes in New York for the First TimeRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons As the world recovered from World War II, officials from all over the planet convened in Flushing in the New York City borough of Queens on October 23, 1946. The United Nations General Assembly, meeting for the first time in the metropolis that would later house its headquarters, has since become the primary international body for humanitarian aid — though it has fallen short of being the peacemaker many hoped it would be due to Cold War divisions and diverse political interests. The idea for an […]