Overview Of The United Nations

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Like its predecessor, the United Nations has prioritized peace and security as its main objective and means of reasoning global disputes. The United Nations is an organization to maintain as a coherent balance to unite nations, develop international relationships, keeping peace and union with these nations, all while preventing a third world war and spreading democracy. These powers embedded in the founding Charter, resolutions voted by all member states, as well as its international essence, allows the UN to take action via the 6 major organs or the organization. These include, the Economic and Social Council, the General Assembly and Secretary, the security council, Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice, and the Secretariat whom altogether reach throughout the world to conquer global hunger/disease, natural disaster, illiteracy and poverty, terrorism and nuclear proliferation and to maintain humanitarian respect, including gender equality, and human rights. Since these basic objectives have been lain to the organization, committees such as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN lead to overcome world hunger and aid people to access sufficient food to live healthy and sustained lives.
Another form of the UN's active role is in human rights, adopting the Universal Declaration of Human's rights in December 10, 1948. Proclaimed as the most universal human rights document, it received full multi-partisan votes in favor of 48 nations to none upon its ratification. One of the Economic and Social Council's task to establish “commissions in economic and social fields and for the promotion of human rights...” was the United Nations Human Rights Commission which drafted the Universal Declaration of Human rights....

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...opments of nuclear weapons from countries. While numerous nations were reluctant to join, the treaty's acceptance by the world powers eased international tensions, and prompted a stronger trading and commerce activity. The Treaty's ratification is heralded as a significant step in augmenting world peace because of its ability to maintain countries during a global arms race to power. However, nations that refused to sign the treaty holds the United Nations accountable for the lack of fully deterring nuclear proliferation, implying that the organization had not entirely regulated peace. As seen during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and The United States, the Treaty did not fully create a bond of nations. Though, the Treaty's impact on the world was substantial enough to avert a crusade of an “oscillating” nuclear combat, sending nuclear explosives after another.

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