The United Nations’ flag is designed to be politically neutral


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The United Nations flagged is designed to be politically neutral by centering the North Pole as opposed to a specific country:

“A map of the world representing an azimuthal equidistant projection centered on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized branches of the olive tree, . . . The projection of the map extends to 60 degrees south latitude and includes five concentric circles.

Official Seal and Emblem of the United Nations, Report of the Secretary-General, 15 October 1946″
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