BRIEF HISTORY OF PERMANENT MISSION OF TURKEY TO THE UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations (UN) officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, following ratification of the UN Charter by the signatory states. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year.
The Republic of Turkey is one of the founding members of the United Nations and has become a party to UN Charter on 28 September 1945.
Permanent Mission of Turkey to the UN started its activities after the Permanent Representative Ambassador H.E. Mr. Selim Sarper presented his letter of credence to the UN Secretary-General on 15 August 1947.
Due to thereconstruction of the Turkish Center, Permanent Mission of Turkey to the UN moved to anew address which is located at 885 Second Avenue 45th Floor, New York, NY 10017 as of May 10, 2013.
Turkish House is located across theUNHQ on First Avenue at 46th Street.