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Page 1 of 5 Name: International Alliances (100 marks) For each of the following International Organizations, complete the information below. There are ten (10) organizations, each worth ten (10) marks. Note: This information is on the final exam. 1. Group of Eight (G8) 8 Members: (3 marks) Canada, Russia, U.S., U.K, France, Germany, Italy, Japan (European Union participates and is represented by the president of the European Council and the President of the European Commission; can’t participate as chair country ) Missions, Goals & Functions: (2 marks) The G8 provide one of the most important forum for the discussions of key issues in the world. It is an informal forum of Heads of States and Governments. Is Canada a member? no __ yes _ YES _ , if yes when did it join ____   1976 ______ (1 mark) Your IB country is ______ Jamaica_ _____________. Is it a member? no _ NO _ yes __ (1) R ESEARCH : Summarize any controversy regarding this association, in your own words . (2 marks) Many people are against G8 mainly because this organization is very selective in who can join and who cannot. As many people described, G8 members are some of the most privileged and powerful nations in the world. They pretend to discuss the global issues in the benefit of everybody, but actually their discussions are only about their own interests and benefits. Citation: ( current news article, properly cited ) (2 marks) 2. United Nations (UN), www.un.org Three (3) Members other than Canada (3 marks) China, India, Brazil (members); Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Palestine (non UN members) Missions, Goals & Functions: (2 marks) The biggest international organization in the world that was created to promote peace, it also promotes human rights and international assistance by hosting large discussions and forums. Is Canada a member? no __ yes _ YES_ , if yes when did it join ____ 9 November 1945 ______ (1 mark) Your IB country is __________ Jamaica __________. Is it a member? no __ yes _ YES _ (1) Summarize any controversy regarding this association, in your own words . (2 marks) Many people criticize that the UN is just a puppet that is controlled mainly by the U.S. (eg. Blockade of
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