75 years of the United Nations


15 September 2020
Luxembourg marks 75 years since the foundation of the United Nations, in June 1945.

In June 1945, after World War II, 50 states united in San Francisco to found the United Nations.

Today, 193 States from all over the world are members of the United Nations and attempt to defuse conflicts in the world peacefully and through multilateral exchanges, to find solutions together and to promote human rights.

Luxembourg is a founding member of the United Nations and has assumed responsibilities at the highest level on several occasions over the years.

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The stamp motif shows the sculpture “Non-Violence” by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, a gift from Luxembourg to the United Nations.
Issue date: 09.15.2020
Price of the stamp: € 1.40
Artist: Carl Frederik Reuterswärd (SE)
Copyright: The Non-Violence Project Foundation (USA)
Photo: United Nations Photo Library
Layout: Fargo s.àr.l. (L)
Printing: High definition four-color offset by Bpost Stamps Factory, Mechelen (B)
Format: 38.15 x 48.75 mm,

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