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Wikipedia Answer; Esperanto was added as a United Nations auxiliary language at a UNESCO general conference in Montevideo in Uruguay on December 10, 1954. The result is attributed to a long campaign by Esperanto speaker Ivo Lapenna to get it recognized. There's likely more details, but it seems that the Esperanto scene at the time had a lot of the same ...


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I'm not sure about this year, but for 2017 the figure from the UN WESP report (-3.5%, table A.3) coincides with the one from BOK (the Bank of South Korea), which regularly publishes such statistics, although not always with summaries in English. The BOK is not terribly transparent about their source data basic data on production quantities supplied by ...


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Selecting the successor of a UNSC member government is a matter for the GA: the PRC effectively bought their seat when their economic power became sufficient that they could demand a one-China policy in their favour instead of the RoC. (Whether that fits the intent of the Big Three or makes sense morally is a different debate.) In the USSR's case, the ...


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With respect to the Charter of the UN: Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of individual or collective self-defense if an armed attack occurs against a Member of the United Nations... So, in general, the UN is fine with a nation defending itself. How one defines "self-defense" is, of course, up for debate. UN involvement in ...


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