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The UN

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Political Science
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Paul Hamilton

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POLI1F90Monday February 27 2012 The UNGlobal organization193 membersFounded in 1945 in San Francisco with 51 membersPurpose Strengthen wold order address state grievances constrain great powers o UN supposed to act as an adjudicator in conflicts between nationsDraws attention to important issues March 8 Womens Day March 21 RacismFormed in response to the devastation of World War 2 particularly to combat policies of genocide Image of BanKi Moon South Korean Foreign Minister who has selectedas the Secretary General of the UN which is the highest position in the UNUsually pick those from smaller countries supposed to enforce a sense of neutrality State sovereignty and territorial integrity sacrosanct o Since 1945 every admitted UN state has remained their own state o Problematic for borders drawn in African and European countries which do not reflect the cultural and ethnic realitiesStates pay dues and send diplomatsBenefits stability forum for dispute resolution symbolism conflict resoluti
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