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The UN From the beginning. Johnathan GarciaMathurin US History II April 26, 2013. History of the UN. The UN was formed in 1945 after WWII. The UN was formed too replace the failed League of Nations organization.

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the un from the beginning

The UN From the beginning

Johnathan GarciaMathurin

US History II

April 26, 2013

history of the un
History of the UN
  • The UN was formed in 1945 after WWII.
  • The UN was formed too replace the failed League of Nations organization.
  • The UN was formed to elaborate instruments for settling crises peacefully, preventing wars and codifying rules of warfare.
purpose of the un
Purpose of the UN
  • The purpose of the UN is to prevent war promote human rights all around the world, justice, and improve living conditions of other countries.
  • The main purposes of the UN are to keep peace in the world, develop friendly relationships, help improve nations, and to be a centre to achieve the goals planned.
inside the un
Inside the UN
  • The current Secretary-General of the UN is Ban Ki-moon.
  • 193 countries are members of the UN
  • The UN headquarters is located in New York.
  • The four major organizations of the UN are General Assembly, Economic and Social Council, International Court of Justice, and the Security Council
general assembly
General Assembly
  • The General assembly makes all the decisions of new admission, peace and security, and budgetary.
  • Representatives from each of the countries in the UN are in the general assembly.
  • Each representative gets 1 vote.
  • The UN makes decisions by two thirds of the votes, each country gets a vote.
security council
Security council
  • The five permanent members of the security council are China, Russia, England, France, and the United States.
  • 15 countries sit on the security council.
  • The security council makes decisions based on war to keep the peace.
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ICJ
  • The international court of justice is located in Hague in the Netherlands.
  • The international court of justice settles legal disputes between states.
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UNDP
  • The UNDP is a organization within the UN that helps strengthen the economy of countries in crisis.
  • The UNDP helps countries that have suffered from natural disasters, like after two years in Haiti they helped reconstruct economies
world health organization
World health organization
  •  providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
unicef
UNICEF
  • UNICEF stands for United Nations Children’s fund.
  • UNICEF was created to prevent the deaths of little kids after WWII.
  • UNICEF and its partners lead global efforts to end preventable child deaths.
summary
Summary
  • The purpose of the UN is to promote world peace around the world. The different organizations of the UN all focus on a part of keeping the peace, in different parts of the world. Inside the General assembly there are 193 countries, and each country gets one vote. In the International Court of Justice there are 15 countries and 5 permanent security council members.
works cited
Works cited
  • http://www.un.org/en/
  • http://www.icj-cij.org/homepage/index.php
  • undp.org
  • http://www.unicef.org/index.php