UN and Korea. March 17, 2013. The Cold War in the East. Map: Turn your paper over to the Cold War in Asia side. Take a RED or PINK colored pencil and color in the USSR . . The Cold War in the East. Then color Mongolia RED or PINK as it came under Soviet influence in the 1920s.
March 17, 2013
China Becomes Communist in spite of Western intervention
Now color in the NEW communist Countries in Asia: China and Manchuria
United NationsAn international peacekeeping organization
founded in 1945 to provide security to the
nations of the world.
There were 51 original signers (nations) to the UN charter.
Today there are 193 nations of the UN.
Ban Ki-moon of S. Korea.
General Assembly- Is like a “World Congress”.
The UN Security Council-15 countries, 5 permanent members with Veto power for all issues: USSR, USA, France, Britain, China. All Security Council decisions are binding and must be carried out by countries in the UN.
Economic and Social Council- This group promotes development of international economic and social programs like promoting equality for women in the workplace and loans for technology and science programs.
International Court of Justice- This is the court where international disputes, war crimes, illegal state interference and crimes against humanity are heard and judged.
UN Secretariat- This group caries out the business of the UN and makes a reality of the directives it gets from the other organizations.
Fill in #9 on your map. Use this
symbol in the USSR. Find info
In your 17.1 notes or p. 535.
All Member States have sovereign equality.
All Member States must obey the Charter.
Countries must try to settle their differences by peaceful means.
Countries must avoid using force or threatening to use force.
The UN may not interfere in the domestic affairs of any country.
Countries should try to assist the United Nations.
UNICEF- Medical, nutritional and educational help for poor children around the world.
UNESCO- Helping develop education, science and culture around the world.
WHO- Tracking and intervening in world health issues.
World Bank- International development loans
WFP- Food program to transfer food from wealthy countries to areas of starvation
Responding to natural disasters like the south Asian tsunami that took out Acre.
Brokering a peace deal during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Fighting the Korean War.
Looking for Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq and Iran.
Wiping out Small Pox and Polio.
Holding war crimes trials like the Nuremberg Trials after WWII and the Genocide trials after Kosovo.
Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of Nigeria
Mrs. Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil
His Majesty King Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan
Mr. Barack Obama, President of US
Mr. Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran
Japanese control of Korea ended but the nation was divided into 2 countries.
North Korea was controlled by the USSR.
South Korea was controlled by a dictatorship.
In 1950, North Korea attempted to reunite the country by invading South Korea.