United Nations Conference on International Organization


United Nations Conference on International Organization

The United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO) was a convention of delegates from 50 Allied nations that took place from 25 April 1945 to 26 June 1945 in San Francisco, United States. At this convention, the delegates reviewed and rewrote the Dumbarton Oaks agreements. [ [http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/55407.htm The United States and the Founding of the United Nations, August 1941 - October 1945] ] The convention resulted in the creation of the United Nations Charter, which was opened for signature on 26 June.

The conference was chaired by U.S. diplomat Alger Hiss. [ [http://homepages.nyu.edu/~th15/who.html Who was Alger Hiss?] The Alger Hiss Story: Search for the Truth]

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Further reading

*cite book |author=Schlesinger, Stephen E. |title=Act of Creation: the Founding of the United Nations: A Story of Superpowers, Secret Agents, Wartime Allies and Enemies, and Their Quest for a Peaceful World |publisher=Westview, Perseus Books Group |location=Cambridge, MA |year=2004 |pages= |isbn=0-8133-3275-3 |oclc= |doi=

External links

* [http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/55407.htm The United States and the Founding of the United Nations, August 1941 - October 1945]
* [http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/1945/450425a.html President Truman's Address To Opening Session Of United Nations Conference On International Organization At San Francisco]


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