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International Institutions and their Impact on UK Public Ser

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Connor Passmore

on 16 March 2016

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International Institutions and their Impact on UK Public Services
International Institutions
European union (EU)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
United Nations (UN)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was founded in response to the threat posed by the Soviet Union. It was founded in Washington DC on the 4th April 1949 and consists of 28 member states. Their aim is to safeguard all members with the collective defence scheme.
Impacts on public services
The UK public services play a huge role in peacekeeping missions for the UN and many military operations with the united nations backing. As their views on collective security has led to UK service personnel in places like Afghanistan and Kosovo. An example of when this has had a huge effect on the UK public services was the Iraq war. It was as a result of some UN resolutions that led to the Iraq war and the death of 179 British service personnel.
United Nations (UN)
The UN was founded in 1945, in the aftermath of the second world war. They have three aims secure international peace, eliminate poverty and protect human rights. it has 193 member states.

European Union (EU)
The European union (EU) was founded after world war 2 in 1945. It had the aim of ending wars between out neighbouring countries. The six founders are Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Now in 2016 there are 28 member countries.
Red Cross
Red cross
World bank
World Bank
Impacts on public services
As Britain is a member of NATO, this means that they have disposal of our armed services meaning they have complete say in where they go and operate. There are also two NATO operations that UK public services are deployed to and both are in Yugoslavia. The stabilisation force mission and the Kosovan force. More recently Nato have announced they will along with member countries will assist in the refugee and migrant crisis.
The British Red Cross help people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. They are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. It was founded on the 4th August 1870 in response to Europe at war.
The world bank group was formed on the 27th December 1945 with the aim of eliminating poverty and providing financial aid to developing countries. It consists of 188 member states.
UN Resolutions
It was as a result of some UN resolutions that led to the 2003 Iraq war. Prior to 2002, the Security Council had passed 16 resolutions on Iraq. In 2002, the Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 1441. The UN offered a final oportunity to comply this was denied and resolution 1441 was passed allowing Iraq to be invaded due to the knowladge at the time that they had weapons of mass destruction and was in material breach of the ceacefire at the time.
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