United Nations and Corresponding Agencies (United Nations (UN Charter…
United Nations and Corresponding Agencies
of 1945 is the foundational treaty of the United Nations
Adopted and drafted by 51 states
Reasons for setting up the UN
Avoid another global conflict (since WW 1 and WW 2)
To develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, and to take other appropriate measures to strengthen universal peace
Resolving conflict between nations
Article 2 - The Principles
Created limits on the United Nations
" principle of the sovereign equality of all its Members"
Nothing contained in the present Charter shall authorize the United Nations to intervene in matters which are essentially within the domestic jurisdiction of any state or shall require the Members to submit such matters to settlement under the present Charter
'Principle of non -interference'
Organs of the UN
General Assembly. President.
Security Council. Members
It has 15 Members, and each Member has one vote. Under the Charter, all Member States are obligated to comply with Council decisions
5 members have veto power
Resolutions are binding
Economic and Social Council
International Court of Justice