Intro to UN

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1. Introduction to the United Nations and the Millennium Development Goals 2. What is the UN? ● Formed after the Second World War o Hope to prevent similar conflicts in…
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  • 1. Introduction to the United Nations and the Millennium Development Goals
  • 2. What is the UN? ● Formed after the Second World War o Hope to prevent similar conflicts in the future ● Formed after the League of Nations failed ● 193 nations are part of the UN ● Headquarters in New York City General-Secretary Ban Ki-moon from South Korea
  • 3. Bodies of the UN ● Bodies = distinct groups (“a body of people” means “a group of people”) o General Assembly o The Security Council o Economic and Social Council o The Trustee Council o The International Court of Justice o The Secretariat
  • 4. Powers of the UN ● Membership of the UN is voluntary (but pretty much everyone is in it) ● The UN does not ENFORCE rules ● Instead it creates resolutions that ENCOURAGE nations to act in a certain way ● If a member country does not abide by a resolution, not much can be done about it
  • 5. Millennium Development Goals ● In 2002, the United Nations created 8 goals for the year 2015 ● These are goals that were to be worked on by all countries
  • 6. Millennium Development Goals ● You will now be assigned groups to look at an individual goal. ● Your group will present your goal to the rest of the class ● Choose a speaker!
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