In Franklin D. Roosevelt’s original plans for the United Nations, the Four Policemen (the US, UK, Soviet Union, and China) were the only nations allowed to possess weapons more powerful than a rifle.
In the animated series Futurama, the Democratic Order of Planets (DOOP), created in 2945 after the Second Galactic War, is an allusion to the creation of the United Nations in 1945 after the Second World War. The inhabitants of the planet Omicron Persei VIII are often in conflict with the DOOP. Logo DOOP («doop») is an ambigram. Despite the DOOP’s activity, the interplanetary communications are weak, wars are constant, invasions are usually poorly planned and clashes are happening over silly reasons or for no reason at all.
The United Nations General Assembly has condemned the United States embargo against Cuba as a violation of the UN Charter every year since 1992.
Pakistan is the largest contributor of troops to UN Peacekeeping missions.