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History Established in 1945 Initially made up of 49 states, but now has 192 Number of countries in the UN increased rapidly on three occasions: 1955, 1960 and the early 1990s Taiwan resigned in 1971 when the UN voted to admit China
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The UN Can… Vote to establish a peacekeeping force and request that member states contribute military forces During the Cold War, peacekeeping efforts were stymied because any one of the five permanent members of the Security Council could veto the operation The UN often lacks enough troops to keep peace effectively
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International Peace and Security The Security Council, the General Assembly and the Secretary General all play major, complementary roles in fostering peace and security. United Nations activities cover the areas of prevention and peacemaking, peacekeeping, peace-building and disarmament
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Economic and Social Development Although most people associate the United Nations with the issues of peace and
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course HUMAN GEOG 1 taught by Professor Rich during the Spring '11 term at Belmont.

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