8 Post war institutions

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Post-War International Institutions
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Foundation of the U.N. June 26, 1945 replace the League of Nations based in New York
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Main Organs or Divisions Secretariat and Secretary General 5 year terms, 2x, rotating regions selected by GA on recommendation from SC Kofi Annan at present General Assembly includes all member nations, most poor, little real power passes non-binding resolutions Security Council 5 permanent members--with vetoes US, France, Britain, China (since ‘71 PRC), USSR (since ‘91, Russia) 10 elected from regional groupings in GA to 2 year terms Chapter 7 UN Charter grants SC right to authorize use of force “to maintain or restore international peace”
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Main organs, contd Economic and Social Council 18 positions elected by GA each year, 3 year terms oversees specialized agencies concerned with development, health, trade, etc. International Court of Justice
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PLSC 130 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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