What Are The Pros And Cons Of The United Nations?

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In nineteen forty-five in New York on the twenty-fourth of October, the United Nations Organisation (U.N.O.) was founded. In this essay, I shall describe what, where, when, and why the United Nations was formed, the organisations that stem from it and the main organs that help to assemble, organize and maintain order among all one hundred and ninety three member states. I hope to cover the Irish involvement in the U.N. and within all of its organisations and finally to state the pros and cons of the United Nations.

The United Nations was established after World War II (1939-1945). The U.N. was to be a replacement for the unsuccessful, ineffective and failed League of Nations. Initially, the UN had fifty-one member states and now has grown an impressive one hundred and ninety-three member states.

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Under the Charter, all Member States are obligated to comply with Council decisions. The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement. In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security. The Security Council has a Presidency, which rotates, and changes, every month.

General Assembly
The General Assembly is next in importance to the Security Council.The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the U.N. Every member nation has got one vote in the Assembly.All one hundred and ninety three Member States of the U.N. are represented in the General Assembly, making it the only U.N. body with universal representation. The Security Council is an executive body whereas the General Assembly performs deliberative functions. It makes recommendations to the Security

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