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The United Nations and the Legacy of World War II. Jackson C. Ngo US History II Due date: Friday 26 th. The UN was formed after World War II 1945. The UN replaced the League of Nations, similar to the UN but failed. The UN was formed to prevent things like WWII from happening again.

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    1. The United Nations and the Legacy of World War II Jackson C. Ngo US History II Due date: Friday 26th

    2. The UN was formed after World War II 1945. • The UN replaced the League of Nations, similar to the UN but failed. • The UN was formed to prevent things like WWII from happening again. Background / Context

    3. In short summary, the UN's mission statement is to succeed in creating a better future for the world preventing any future catastrophes similar to both World War I and II, and to promote social progress, and better standards of life. • To keep peace throughout the world • To develop friendly relations among nations • To help nations work together to improve the lives of poor people, to conquer hunger, disease and illiteracy, and to encourage respect for each other's rights and freedoms • To be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations to achieve these goals. Purpose / Mission

    4. The current Secretary-General of UN is Ban Ki-moon. • There are currently 192 members at the UN • The UN headquarters is located in New York City. • The four major organs of the UN is the, General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and social council, International court of Justice. Leadership, Membership, and Organization

    5. One of the UN’s major organ, the general assembly is the UN’s “deliberative” organ, and in my words I think it means the General Assembly is where the UN has it’s ‘general’ discussions. • The general assembly current comprises of all 192 members of the United Nations. • Each country gets one vote. • The General Assembly discusses and makes decisions on the topic at hand. General Assembly

    6. The five permanent members of the Security council is China, France, Russian Federation, United States, Great Britain. • 15 countries are sitting on the Security Council. • The Security Council has primary responsibility over threats and such. Security Council

    7. The International court of Justice is located in Hague of Netherlands. • It handles legal disputes between states and nations. International court of justice

    8. The UNDP stands for the United Nations Development Program, they help fight poverty. • The UNDP helps people across the globe helping them get better access to resources and such. UNDP

    9. They work with people around the world, working on fixing health problems. For example vaccination. World Health Organization

    10. United Nations International Children's Emergency FundUNICEF was created to ensure every child's freedom, and safety. • They help prevent diseases that harm children, provide protection, ensure child development and more. UNICEF

    11. 1. UNICEF stands for United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. • 2. The five permanent members of the Security Council are, United States, Russia, France, China, Great Britain. • 3. Why the UN was originally created, which was to prevent further bloodshed between nations/countries. 3 things you should have learned