18.3 Dates & Events
1838 - The Durham Commission.
1941 - The US president Roosevelt and the British Prime Minister Churchill issued declaration called the Atlantic Charter.
1944 - Dumbarton Oaks Conference plans for the formation of an international organization were discussed.
1945 - The United Nations Organization was established.
The ILO started working as a special agency of the - UNO.
1946 - The UNICEF was established with its headquarters at New York. It tries to check the spread of diseases among children.
Nov 1946 - The UNESCO was established with its head quarters at Paris.
Apr 1948 - The WHO was established with its headquarters at Geneva.
Its main aim is to improve the health of all the people in all the countries of the world.
1955 - In a conference held in Bandung in Indonesia, thirty Asian and African countries declared themselves as neutralist.
1957 - The European Economic Community (EEC) was established by the signing
of the Treaty of Rome.
1960 - SWAPO a militant body - was established by the people of Namibia.
1961 - The Afro-Asian countries adopted the caption of "Non-Aligned" at a conference in Belgrade.
1962 - In a conference held in Baghdad, the decision for the formation of the OPEC was taken.
1964 - The Cairo summit was held.
1965 - The Commonwealth Secretariat was established.
1971 - The Singapore declaration the objectives of the Commonwealth were specified.
1985 - SAARC was launched at Dhaka which was also the venue for the first summit.
1989 - Nelson Mandela was released.