United Nations: Tasks Ahead

Straight, Michael
January 1943
New Republic;1/11/43, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p41
Focuses on tasks, which will be dealt by the United Nations (UN). Celebration of the first anniversary of the UN by its administrative staff; Establishment of the new administrative principle of decentralization of authority according to ability; Objective of the UN to create a second front in Europe as part of a two-front offensive against the Nazis; Task of retaking Burma as part of a campaign against Japan based on China; Plan of the UN to create a representative relief and reconstruction council; Task undertaken by the UN to determine what kind of a world countries are fighting for; Conferral of a few responsibilities to certain countries by the UN; Responsibility of the UN to ensure a democratic future for the world; Need to consider the UN as an organization rather than governments of participating countries.


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