Comparing The United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

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The United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are two different groups, but they affect the world in the same way. They both want to make a difference in today's world, they strive for peace and prosperity, and they work hard to accomplish their goals. The UN and NATO are similar in the way they are organized. They are each structured into several groups. They both have councils, a Secretary General, and Secretariat. The UN is made up of six organs. They are the council, Secretariat, and International Court of Justice. NATO is made up of the Defense Planning Committee, Nuclear Atlantic Cooperation Council.
UN and NATO were both formed after major crises in the world. UN was being formed during and after WWII. In
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They have different purposes, but they basically strive for the same goals. UN's purpose is to preserve world peace and security, encourage nations to be just in their actions toward each other, help nations cooperate in trying to solve their problems, and serve as an agency through which nations can work toward these goals. NATO's purpose is to enhance the stability, well-being, and freedom of its members by means of collective security. UN and NATO are involved in many of the problems in the world today. Both the UN and NATO have been actively involved in Kosovo. In recent years, the UN has been trying to keep peace in Central African Republic. The UN sent peacekeepers to Central African
Republic because they had suffered three separate army mutinies in 1996. The UN operation is helping to maintain security in the capital of Bangui. They also helped to provide a secure place for the elections and they trained the country's police. In Siberia Leone, there have been revenge attacks by the former military group called Junta. Hundreds of villagers had been killed and thousands more mutilated by former Junta troops hiding in the country. The Security Counsel voted to establish a 70-member team that worked with peacekeepers to reduce Junta. They also support to restore the new government. The UN pledged 55 million dollars in humanitarian aid for refugees there and in neighboring countries. In June of 1998, the Security Council lifted an arms
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