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2 AIMS  Avoid future wars, substituting the rule of law for the rule of war.  Maintain peace and security and to deal with aggression, develop friendly relations  Members promise to settle their disputes peacefully.  Offending states could be expelled from the organisation.

3 THE BODY  General Assembly  Main forum of debate; each may have up to 5 delegates, but only 1 vote.  minor matters may be decided by simple majority  Important decisions require 2/3 of the majority’s votes  meets annually and chooses the states required for the non-permanent seats of the security council.

4 SIGNIFICANCE  Allows decisions to be made by member states effectively.

5 THE BODY  Security council (executive council/cabinet)  for more immediate practical importance than the assembly  5 big powers and 10 temporary memberships  5 big powers possessed a power of veto.  Absence or abstaining from voting does not count as a veto.  no nation, especially no major nations can be compelled by a committee vote to act against what it believes to be its national interest.

6 SIGNIFICANCE  Allows fair and equal final decision to be made by member states

7 THE BODY  Secretariat  Civil service of UN.  At the head of the secretariat is the secretary general, who is recommended to the general assembly by the security council.  appointed by majority vote.

8 SIGNIFICANCE  Pivot for the entire united nations.

9 THE BODY  Trusteeship Council  Inherited the work of league’s mandates commission.  undertake to promote economic, social and educational advance and to prepare the trust territories for self-government.


11 THE BODY  Court of international justice  15 judges representing the world’s different legal systems  gives decisions where the parties request it, but has no means of enforcing its judgments.

12 SIGNIFICANCE  Allows justice to be served with accordance to the laws of the 15 states, therefore fairly.

13 THE BODY  Social and Economic Council  Food and agricultural organisations (1945)  United Nations educational, scientific and cultural (1946)  World health Org. (1948)  United Nations Children’s fund  The United Nations relief and rehabilitation agency

14 SIGNIFICANCE  Different organisations to tackle different world issues

15 THE END By: Harish Jon Chin Kang

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