International organizations

International organizations - Divided into United Nations...

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Divided into  United Nations and its agencies World Bank and International Monetary Fund Non-governmental agencies International social welfare organizations focus  primarily on development and/or promotion of  human rights. 
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As we have discussed, social workers have been  part of the UN since its beginning in the 1940’s. One of the goals of the UN in its charter is: “to  achieve international cooperation in solving  international problems of an economic, social,  cultural, or humanitarian character and in  promoting human rights.” UN and affiliated agencies create a lot of reports.
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General Assembly  made up of all member states  (192 as of 2006). It is the deliberative, policy-making component of  the UN. It provides a forum for the discussion of  global issues.  It codifies and sets standards for international law.  The Security Council  focuses on Peace and  Security.  (heard a lot about it with regard to Iraq). 
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Is the council that would focus on issues of concern  to social workers.  It is responsible for:  “promoting higher standards of living, full  employment, and economic and social progress;  identifying solutions to international ecoonomic, 
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