Oct5 - October 5 HW The key components of the UN Charter...

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October 5 HW The key components of the UN Charter are four-fold; the Charter was established to: maintain peace and security among all states of the world; “achieve international cooperation in solving problems of an international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian character”; “promote and encourage respect for human rights and freedoms”; “support the principles of equal rights and self-determination of peoples”. The UN Charter gives great the UN authority to act the most in areas of peace and security. The Charter states that the UN must refrain from “the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political interdependence of any state”. The Charter does grant the UN institutional power to intervene and act in cases involving the disturbance of the peace or security. The UN grants the General Assembly power to make recommendations for the “peaceful adjustment of any situation”; however, the Security Council is given much more responsibility in threats to peace and security. The Security Council
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course GST 110 taught by Professor Benson during the Spring '08 term at Elon.

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Oct5 - October 5 HW The key components of the UN Charter...

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