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Charter of the United Nations

Overview of the UN Charter

Sources for the text of the Charter of the United Nations

Secretary-General Receives Certified Copy of UN Charter. 02 January 2008. UN Photo # 167116

The Charter is deposited with the government of the United States. A certified true copy was presented to Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on 2 January 2008 by Allen Weinstein of the United States National Archives.

The Library holds a collection of translations of the UN Charter into various languages.

Sources for the text of the Charter of the United Nations