2 Purpose Maintain international peace and security Develop friendly relations among nationsCooperate in solving:EconomicSocialCulturalHumanitarian problemsPromoting human rights and fundamental freedoms
3 Structure General Assembly Security Council Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)Trusteeship CouncilInternational Court of JusticeSecretariat
4 Reforming the United Nations What kind of UN does the world need for the twenty-first century?
5 Streamlined UN World gov’t not necessary, feasible or desirable Mistrust in gov’t in all formsWhat happened to national sovereigntyInternational orgs are not gov’t but servants of gov’tNo accountability and no power
6 World Government The need for world gov’t is growing Different interest groups and gov’t look at the world body differentlyGlobal forces have weakened the traditional authority of sovereign nation-states.UN needs a serious overhaul to prepare it for the years ahead