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The Flag of the United Nations was created on 20 October 1947. Its use is regulated by the United Nations flag code and regulations. The design of the emblem of the U.N. was approved on 7 December 1946, it embraces a map of the world inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed branches of the olive tree. (UN Photo/John Isaac)

The Flag of the United Nations was created on 20 October 1947. Its use is regulated by the United Nations flag code and regulations. The design of the UN emblem was approved on 7 December 1946, it embraces a map of the world inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed branches of the olive tree.


Photo credit: UN Photo / John Isaac