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Chapter 18


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CHAPTER 18 SUMMARYThe United Nations is a group of international institutions including World Health Organization International labour Organization etc and programmes and funds such as United Nations Childrens Fund and United Nations Development Programmeestablished on 24 October 1945 by 51 countries 192 members by 2006legitimacy of UN derived from universal membership and an unique mandate security economicsocial development protection of human rights and the environmentfour main purposes1Maintain international peace and security2Develop friendly relations among nations3Cooperate in solving international problemspromoting human rights4Be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nationsproblem with its predecessor League of Nations was a lack of effective power and no clear organizationdivision of responsibility United Nations has 6 main organs Security Council General Assembly Secretariat EconomicSocial Council Trusteeship Council and the International Court of Justice If you wish to see a chart of the UN system its on page 316 or wwwunorgaboutunchartpdf PARTS OF UNSECURITY COUNCILafter 1965 made up of 15 states5 permanent members USA Britain France Russia and China decisions are bindingmust be passed by 915 m
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