Title : THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Stamp Serial#
1835 
KPC#
C-1396 
MICHEL#
1859 
StanGib#
2176 
Scott#
1832 
Date of Issue
10/24/1995 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
150 won 
Design
A dove composed of national flags 
Designer
Won, In-Jae 
Image Area
33mm*23mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
Sheet of 20(5*4) 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
October 24, 1995 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations (U.N.).

On this day in 1945, the U.N. was established as an international organiztion devoted to promoting world peace for future generations, and preventing the recurrence of the scourage of war, which twice brought untold sorrows to humankind (World War I and II). In addition, its role encompasses the promotion of welfare of humankind. Today, the total of members numbers 185 nations.

Throught its dedicated efforts to foster friendly relations among nations and to maintain world peace, the U.N.-comprised of its six principal organs: the General Assembly, the Security Council, the International Court of Justice, the Secretarist, and the other miscellaneous subsidiary and specialized agencies-has made significant contributions to the achievement of international economic, social, and cultural cooperation.

On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, the U.N, is preparing a variety of commemorative events and projects under a theme entitled "We the People of the United Nations --- United for a Better World"; to publicize the concepts and goals of the U.N. charter and its activities, while gearing its organizational structure and functions toward the advent of the new international order in the 21st century.

Korea has maintained a close relationship with the U.N. since the formal establishment of the government of the Republic of Korea. Following its admission to the U.N. in 1991, in particular, Korea has actively participated in all U.N. activities, including operations in conflict-ridden terriories, and activities for the settlement of issues and problems related to the environment, narcotic drugs and human rights.

The Ministry of Information and Communication is issuing a commemorative stamp to celebrate the 50th anniversary of U.N., symbolizing the hope for the realiztion of world peace and the universal welfare of all humankind.