Tags: UNITED Nations
- United Nations. // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p212
Features the United Nations (UN). History since its inception in 1945; Member countries of the UN; Goals of the organization; Information about the group's leaders, or Secretaries-General; Other facts including where its headquarters are.
- How the UN is organized. // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p212
Presents information about the six main organs of the United Nations (UN). The General Assembly; The Security Council; The International Court of Justice; The Secretariat; The Economic and Social Council; The Trusteeship Council.
- United Nations. // World Almanac for Kids;1998, p212
Discusses the history, structure, and goals of the United Nations (UN). Reason why the UN was established; The UN's six official languages; The number of members when the UN founded in 1945, and the number of members as of 1997; Chart of the UN's secretaries-general since 1945; General...
- An African Secretary-General? // Africa Report;Sep/Oct91, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p6
Discusses why the vacancy at the end of the year of secretary-general at the United Nations (UN) should be given to an African representative. Speculations about Africa's interest in the office at the Organization of African Unity summit; Redefinition of global priorities and a fresh agenda for...
- UN cries `Uncle.' Pearson, R. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1988, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p36
Discusses the United States' relationship with the United Nations. Negative US influence; Importance of the UN; Recent US actions; Worldwide effect.
- Can the U.N. stretch to fit its future? Daley, T. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Apr1992, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p38
States that while the idea that the five great powers of the world of 1945 should forever retain the leading role in the maintenance of international peace and security no longer plays well with the rest of the planet, there is no good answer to questions about the composition of the UN Security...
- How to rescue international law. // Commentary;Oct84, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p46
The use of the double standard has destroyed the authority of the United Nations and perverted the idea of international law. If such law is to regain its authority, it will have to do so outside the UN system and on terms, described in this article, that make it possible for democracies to...
- What use is the UN? Muravchik, Joshua // Commentary;Apr96, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p51
Opinion. Comments on the significance of the United Nations (UN). UN's accomplishments for the past 50 years; United States' relationship with the UN; UN's failures in Somalia and Rwanda; UN's debacle in Bosnia; UN's failure in terms of working for global security.
- Making do with two cheers for the United Nations at 50. Schorr, Daniel // Christian Science Monitor;7/7/95, Vol. 87 Issue 155, p18
Opinion. Comments on the functions performed by UN in 50 years of its existence and comparison with the purpose for which it was formed. Evolution of UN and its membership criteria; Present status of UN and its image in US.