"United Nations" Essays and Research Papers

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  • What Makes a Nation. a Nation?

    What Makes A Nation‚ A Nation? No nation can exist forever. So what makes a nation‚ a nation? Milan Kundera’s essay‚ “A Nation Which Cannot Take Itself for Granted” examines this significant question. Published in June 1967‚ Kundera‚ a reformed Czechoslovakian communist writer‚ explores the sphere of culture and optimism of the Czech nation during the period of de-Stalinization in Eastern Europe. “The existence of the Czech nation has never been a matter to be taken for granted and

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  • Why Is The United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR?

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has impacted the lives of millions of people‚ including children‚ that once lived in their developing home country to be forced out to be able to escape natural disasters‚ prosecution‚ to escape from war‚ etc. The UNHCR has participated actively during the aftermath of the Second World War‚ during the Hungarian Revolution and so on. The UNHCR was created to protect these innocent lives and with the contribution from Angelina Jolie holding

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  • The League of Nations & the Un

    The League of Nations and the United Nations By Charles Townshend Last updated 2009-11-05 The imposition of a peaceful world order was a key objective for the League of Nations‚ established in the aftermath of World War One. How can its successor‚ the United Nations‚ react to the challenges of the 21st century? Charles Townshend assesses its chances. * The birth of the League ideal * The growth of a system * Death and transfiguration? * A new international age? * The

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  • 16. Does the United Nations Have Any Influence in the World Nowadays

    As it was in the past‚ the main function of the UN today is to maintain peace and security for all of its member states. Though the UN does not maintain its own military‚ it does have peacekeeping forces which are supplied by its member states. On approval of the UN Security Council‚ these peacekeepers are often sent to regions where armed conflict has recently ended to discourage combatants from resuming fighting. In 1988‚ the peacekeeping force won a Nobel Peace Prize for its actions. In addition

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  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

    For maritime law in general‚ see Admiralty law. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Signed Location December 10‚ 1982 Montego Bay‚ Jamaica Effective Condition November 16‚ 1994[1] 60 ratifications Parties 160[2] The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)‚ also called the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea treaty‚ is the international agreement that resulted from the third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III)‚ which

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  • League of Nations and the United States

    bring peace throughout the nations‚ something that would ensure that they would never have reason to fight again‚ at least not nearly as bad as the Great War had been. President Woodrow Wilson was a strong supporter of a peace between all continents‚ even constructing a 14 Point Plan that would focus on bringing peace to the world. As a result‚ when the League of Nations came into being‚ he fully supported the Treaty of Versailles‚ which would not only induct the United States into the League‚ but

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  • United Nations Role in Peace and Security

    replaced by the League of Nations some 63 years back in October 24‚1945 in San Francisco‚ California‚ shortly after World War -II. No doubt the tragedy‚ bloodshed‚ massacre‚ hunger and nuclear atrocities by the USA gave alarming feelings to the nations to freeing the world from the possibility of wars in future. However‚ its successes and failures in achieving this objective are still debatable. The UNO as stated above is a renewed precursor body of the League of Nations. So before reviewing the

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  • Why Should The United Nations Be Able To Promote Collective Security

    The United Nations is a worldwide organization created after WWII whose main purposes are stated in the UN Charter. It is commonly perceived that the UN was created after WWII with one purpose‚ to prevent a future world war‚ and although this is somewhat true the purposes of the UN are most appropriately stated in Chapter I‚ Article I of the UN Charter. First‚ “to maintain international peace and security‚ and to that end: to take effective collective measures for the prevention and removal of threats

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  • United Nations Stabilization Mission Of The Congo: A Summary

    renamed to United Nations Stabilization Mission of the Congo (MONUSCO)‚ after the approval of Security Council resolution S/RES/1925. In contrast to MONUC‚ the peacekeeping enforcement of MONUSCO had a military component (Bellamy &Williams‚ 2010). MONUSCO is the largest peacekeeping operations in the world‚ with a total of 21‚485 uniformed personnel and 4539 civilian staff of which includes international‚ nationals and volunteers. It costs 3.8 billion dollars every

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  • The United Nations: The Five Main Allied Nations

    The five main Allied Nations: Great Britain‚ China‚ France‚ the United States‚ and the USSR created a committee that permanently was tasked with maintaining peace on a global scale and would be one of the highest assemblies in the United Nations structure‚ the Security Council (UN Security Council). There are five permanent members and another ten elected members from different countries‚ each with two-year term limit (UN Security Council). The organization may have started small‚ but grew rapidly

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