Sri Lanka Philatelic Bureau issued a stamp to commemorate 70 years of the United Nations and 60 years of Sri Lanka in the United Nations.
The stamp features the 70th anniversary logo of UN as well as 60th anniversary logo of Sri Lanka made of Sri Lanka map.
60 years of Sri Lanka in the United Nations
The United Nations (UN) was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict.
The UN is an international organization established in 1945 to maintain and strengthen international peace and security, to develop cooperation between the states.
While this year marks 70 years of the UN, it also marks 60 years since Sri Lanka became a Member State on 14 December 1955.
In celebrating these twin anniversaries, the UN with the Government of Sri Lanka, jointly launched a media and communications outreach campaign titled, ‘Our UN. Apey UN. Engal UN’ .
The 70-60 campaign aims to increase public awareness of the long-standing, mutually-beneficial Sri Lanka-UN partnership.
The LOGO is used to encouraged for educational and public outreach projects advancing the goals laid down in the UN Charter, informing the public of the role of the UN in the modern world.
Title: 70 years of the United Nations
Date of Issue: 24 October 2015
Country: Sri Lanka
Source: Sri Lanka Stamps