A median of 63% across 24 countries surveyed see the UN in a positive light, another 28% see it negatively.
Despite the many depressing stories dominating the international news cycle, there is also a note of positivity among survey respondents in views of the UN, the benefits of international cooperation for solving problems and the importance of common values for bringing nations together.
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Citizens offer mixed reviews of how their societies have responded to climate change, and many question the efficacy of international efforts to stave off a global environmental crisis.
Support for international cooperation can vary significantly depending on the amount of trust that people tend to place in others.
The United Nations is broadly credited with promoting peace and human rights as younger adults are more supportive of cooperation with other countries.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
As leaders meet for the General Assembly, the United Nations has a mostly positive international image. Read key facts about how people worldwide view the UN.
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Majorities or pluralities in 17 of 19 countries we surveyed have a positive view of the United Nations.