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Major Achievements and Problems of the United Nations (UN)


Since it’s inception, the United Nations  (UN) has recorded some notable achievements in ensuring peace in the world. The organization also had its fair share of problems too. Major Achievements of the UN 1. The organisation has succeeded in preventing the outbreak of a Third World War. Some of the disputes that could lead to […]

Specialised Agencies of the United Nations (UN)


Specialised agencies are bodies with special responsibilities to enable the United Nations to realise its objectives. The activities of these specialised agencies are coordinated by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Such agencies include the World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and United […]

Organs Of The United Nations And Their Functions


The main organs of the United Nations are divided into seven (7) and they are: The General Assembly The General Assembly consists of member states of the organisation. Each member is entitled to one vote irrespective of its size, and can be denied voting rights when it fails to discharge its financial obligations to the […]

The United Nations (UN) History, Aims and Ojectives


Origin/History of the UN The experience of the First World War (1914-1918) made the leading countries of the world establish an international organisation, the League of Nations, in 1919 to help prevent future war and promote international peace, cooperation and security. The organisation had its headquarters in Geneva. That there was a Second World War […]

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