6.4.3 test pulic policy
part 2 question 6.Choose two of the documents and short essay evaluating the United
States' role in the organizations they represent. In your response, be sure to compare and contrast the ways the United States supports the goals described in each document.
The Parties undertake, as set forth in the Charter of the United Nations, to settle any international dispute in which they may be involved by peaceful means. . . .
The Parties will contribute toward the further development of peaceful and friendly international relations by strengthening their free institutions, by bringing about a better understanding of the principles upon which these institutions are founded, and by promoting conditions of stability and well-being. They will seek to eliminate conflict in their international economic policies and will encourage economic collaboration between any or all of them.
—North Atlantic Treaty1
The Government of Canada, the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the United States of America, resolved to:
STRENGTHEN the special bonds of friendship and cooperation among their nations;
CONTRIBUTE to the harmonious development and expansion of world trade and provide a catalyst to broader international cooperation;
expanded and secure market for the goods and services produced in their territories; . . .
ESTABLISH clear and mutually advantageous rules governing their trade; . . .
CREATE new employment opportunities and improve working conditions and living standards in their respective territories; . . .
STRENGTHEN the development and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations; and
PROTECT, enhance and enforce basic workers' rights;
—Preamble, North American Free Trade Agreement2
WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED:
- to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and
- to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and . . .
- to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,
AND FOR THESE ENDS
- to practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good neighbours, and
- to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security. . . .
HAVE RESOLVED TO COMBINE OUR EFFORTS TO ACCOMPLISH THESE AIMS.
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