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  1. The United Nations http://www.un.org/en/

  2. Click on UN At A Glance. Answer the Following: • What are the four main purposes of the United Nations? (Google to find a picture of the UN completing each of these purposes.)

  3. Click on UN At A Glance. Answer the Following: • What year was the United Nations founded? • What war had just ended? • What were the founding countries committed to?

  4. UN At A Glance. Answer the Following: • What four things is the UN most known for? (Google for a Picture of the UN completing these goals.)

  5. UN At A Glance. Answer the Following: • What are some of the issues that the UN works on? (Google to add pictures.)

  6. Download the 10 Facts in the Did You Know? • What are the ten facts?

  7. Click on the UN Charter Answer the Following: • How many chapters are in the Charter? • What does Ch. 18 cover? • What does Ch. 10 cover? • What does Ch. 4 Cover?

  8. Click on Member States • Choose one country for each letter of the Alphabet to show the countries that are in the UN. • Are there any letters that do not have a country, if so, what are they?

  9. Click on History Answer the Following: • Who came up with the name United Nations? • How many countries were originally in the United Nations? • What did these first countries come together to defeat? • What two specialized agencies came before the official United Nations?

  10. History of the United NationsAnswer the Following: • Where was the International Peace Conference held in 1899? • What were the three goals of this conference? • What was the League of Nations? • What war was occurring when the League of Nations was created? • What treaty was important during 1919? • What event caused the League of Nations to fail?

  11. How many countries were represented in 1945 to create the United Nations Charter and where did they meet? • Which country was not present at the original meeting but signed the charter later and became the 51st original member? • Who signed the charter in October of 1945 to officially create the league of nations? • When is United Nations Day?

  12. Click 1941-1950 Answer the Following: • What Conference was held on Feb. 11, 1945 and what did they establish? • What happened on January 10, 1946 and where was the event held? • What was signed on Dec. 10, 1948?

  13. Click on 1951-1960Answer the following: • What did the UN win in 1954? • How many countries join the United Nations in Sept. 1960? Where were 16 from?

  14. Click on 1961-1970 Answer the Following: • Who did the UN have a voluntary arms embargo on in August 7, 1963? • Who wins the Nobel Peace Price in 1965? • What treaty is ratified on June 12, 1968? • Who wins the Nobel Peace Price in 1969?

  15. 1971- 1980 Answer the Following: • Who becomes a member of the United Nations on October 25, 1971? • What conference was held in Stockholm, Sweden in June 1972? • Which disease is called eradicated on May 8, 1980?

  16. 1981-1990Answer the Following: • Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1981? • What does the General Assembly adopt on December 10, 1984? • Who wins the Nobel Peace Prize in 1988? • What comes into force on Sept. 2, 1990?

  17. 1991-2000Answer the Following: • What was held in Vienna in June of 1993? • Who holds their first elections in October of 1994? • What anniversary does the United Nations celebrate in 1995? • What does the General Assembly adopt on Sept. 10, 1996?

  18. 2001-2010Answer the Following: • What does the United Nations adopt on June 25-27 of 2001? • What does the UN win the Nobel Peace Price for on Dec. 21, 2001? • What is the first permanent treat on international criminal court? (1 July 2002) • What is dedicated on August 19, 2003, and what did it honor?

  19. 2001-2005Answer the Following: • What did the UN adopt on March 8, 2005? • On Dec. 20, 2005 the UN created the Peacebuilding Commission what did it do? • What was created on July 2, 2010?

  20. POST A PICTURE OF THE UNITED NATIONS EMBLEM AND FLAG. • WHAT DOES THE EMBLEM AND FLAG REPRESENT?

  21. 2011-2020 • What occurred on October 31, 2011? • Who received non-Member Observer Status on Nob. 29, 2012?

  22. Languages of the UN • What are the official languages of the UN? • What are the working languages of the UN? • What happens if someone wants to speak in an unofficial language?

  23. End of Day 1 Assignment