United Nations facts Selected as the most interesting among culture related questions in Culture quiz Which language is not an offical UN language?German. The six official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish. The fact that the UN was created by the victorious countries after WWII might have affected the selection, as neither German nor Japanese are included. Created by: Kasiapolitics facts » Where is the UN headquarters located at?In New York. The site of the United Nations Headquarters has extraterritoriality status. Journalists, when reporting from the complex, often use "United Nations" rather than "New York" as the identification of their location in recognition of the extraterritoriality.Created by: KasiaNew York facts » Which UN operation is considered to be the greatest failure of this organization?In 1994 in Rwanda. Slaughter of 1 million Tutsi took place in front of the peacekeeping forces, but the UN Security Council banned any intervention. Despite the dramatic appeals by UN units, their requests to authorize protection of civilians have been rejected.Created by: Nym20th century facts » Which organ of the United Nations has suspended its operations since 1994?Trusteeship Council. The UN Trusteeship Council, one of the principal organs of the United Nations, was established to help ensure that trust territories (most of them territories taken from nations defeated at the end of World War II) were administered in the best interests of their inhabitants. It became obsolete in 1994, when Palau, as the last of trust territories, gained independence.Created by: modassir Switzerland is a member ofUnited Nations. Switzerland has been a neutral country since Vienna Congress of 1815 marking the fall of Napoleon Bonaparte. It barely joined United Nations on September 10th 2002 thanks to 52% majority vote in countrywide referendum.Created by: smyruSwitzerland facts » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.