International Year of the World’s Indigenous People

The first International Year of the World's Indigenous People was 1993. Continue reading

Adoption of Global Treaty on Sea Fishing Regulation

United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks adopted a global treaty to regulate fishing Continue reading

Fifty Nations Attend First UNICO Conference

Fifty nations attended the first United Nations Conference on International Organization Continue reading

Yasser Arafat

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Representative of a nongovernmental organization to address the United Nations

Yasir Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, was the first representative of a nongovernmental organization to address a plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly. Continue reading