Jose John August 2, 2016 No Comments
THE UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION The 20th century witnessed two world wars which were highly destructive. These wars shook the conscience of the people of the world and highlighted the need for peace and co-operation among nations. The first attempt towards achieving this aim of world peace was in the form of League of Nations after the First World War. But it failed to prevent another war. The search for peace culminated in the formation of U.N. after World War II. So the U.N. founded on October 24, 1945, by the various nations of the world to make the world a safer and better place. Now, there are 189 members of the U.N. The official languages are Chinese, French, English, Russian, Spanish and Arabic. The UN financed by the contribution from its member states. The U.N. constitutes of the following organs. The General Assembly, The Security Council, The Economic and Social Council, The Trusteeship Council, The International Court of Justice and the Secretariat. The General Assembly is the centerpiece of the UN and consists of all members of the world organization. It is the discussion body of the U.N. while each member can send five delegates and five alternates to the Assembly but only one vote. The Assembly is regularly...
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