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The United Nations.
Transcript of The United Nations.
The Academic Committee
IS AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOUNDED IN
THE GROUP WAS ORIGINALLY COMPOSED OF
-IMPROVING LIVING STANDARDS
-PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS
CHARTER IS A DOCUMENT THAT OUTLINES THE STRUCTURE OF THE UN.
THE CHARTER INCLUDES...
CRITERIA FOR MEMBERSHIP
DIFFERENT GROUPS OF THE PEOPLE IN THE UN
HOW THE UN DEALS WITH DISPUTES AMONG COUNTRIES
OF THE UN
OF THE UN
WHAT ARE THE
OF THE UNITED NATIONS?
MAINTAINING INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY
TO ACHIEVE COOPERATION IN SOLVING INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS
DEVELOPING FRIENDLY RELATIONS BETWEEN NATIONS
PROMOTING AND ENCOURAGING RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
WELL, ACCORDING TO THE CHARTER, THEY ARE...
+ MEMBERS MUST FOLLOW
OF THE CHARTER
+ MEMBERS MUST SETTLE DISPUTES
MUST NOT BE USED TOWARDS OTHERS
+ THE UN CANNOT INTERFERE WITH THE
OF OTHER COUNTRIES
HOW MANY COUNTRIES ARE PART OF THE UNITED NATIONS?
THERE WERE 51 ORIGINAL MEMBERS OF THE UN IN 1945. NOW, THEY HAVE EXPANDED TO INCLUDE 193 COUNTRIES.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS:
Children in Need
Preventing Crime & Drug Use
Trade & Development
Food and Agruculture
The General Assembly
of the United Nations
Decisions made on issues
concerning peace, security, money, and its own members
The current president is Vuk Jeremic from Serbia
Elects its own President each year from a different geographical region
Its job is to make peace; it investigates and solves potential disputes
There are 5 permanent members of the Security Council
The Security Council also has 10 countries that are non-permanent members
Economic and Social Council
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
COLOMBIA GERMANY INDIA
between the specialized agencies -that includes the WHO..
Holds responsibility for 70% of the UN’s financial & human resources
International Court of Justice
Makes decisions using the rules set forth in the UN charter
Settles legal disputes submitted by various countries
THE COURT OF JUSTICE MEETS AT THE HAUGE, NETHERLANDS
Carries out the day-to-day work of the UN & provides service to the UN’s other organs
Led by the Secretary-General
Currently Ban Ki-Moon of South Korea
Councils of the United Nations
Carlos P. Romulo of the Philippines signs the United Nations Charter
CONSISTS OF THIRTY ARTICLES INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL
HUMAN RIGHTS INSTRUMENTS,
AS WELL AS NATIONAL
IN 1948 ALONGSIDE THE CREATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
OF ALL PEOPLE AND PROMOTES F
The UN has 3 powers it can exert over aggressor nations
Condemn the aggressor nation through speeches and resolutions
Use economic authority, urging other members not to trade with the assailant
Respond using military action by sending in armed forces
THESE THREE CHOICES DON'T ALWAYS WORK OUT WELL
SINCE PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL CAN VETO ANY DECISION
THE UN HELPS SPEED UP THE
OF COUNTRIES THAT DO NOT GOVERN THEMSELVES
In an appreciation to the Egyptian role in the United Nations, Egypt was elected a Security Council impermanent-member in (1946), (1949-1950), (1961-1962), (1984-1985) and (1996-1997).
TODAY, MOST OF THE UN'S WORK IS
IN POORER COUNTRIES AND
FOR INTERNATIONAL CRISES
THE UN'S SECURITY COUNCIL RARELY MAKES DESICIONS BECAUSE THE
THE UN DOES MANY THINGS TO HELP
US AND OUR
IN THE FIRST TEN YEARS AFTER THE UN'S FOUNDING,
USED THE VETO
UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPERS WERE ACCUSED OF
IN HAITI, CONGO, AND SUDAN
OVER 85% OF THE UNITED NATIONS IS
BY ONLY 20 COUNTRIES- AND THE US PROVIDES 1/5 OF THE UN'S
THE UN WAS FORMED AFTER THE PREVIOUS
INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING GROUP,
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
, FAILED TO PREVENT WORLD WAR II.
THE UN HOLDS CAMPAIGNS TO RAISE
OF VULNERABLE GROUPS
THEY PROCLAIMED DECEMBER 3RD TO BE
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DISABLED PEOPLE
WITH THE AIM OF PROMOTING AWARENESS
THE UNITED NATIONS
help the following areas:
Egypt was an
of the United Nations from 24 October 1945
Egypt was also elected as a deputy president of the UN General Assembly in 1952, 1990 and 1993.