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What are the goals of the UIN?
-maintain international peace and security
-achieve international cooperation
-promote respect for human rights and freedoms
-harmonize actions of nations to achieve common goals
-millenium development goals
What are the principles of the UN?
-All member states have soverign equality
-all member states obey the charter
- countries must settle differences by peaceful means
-countries must aviod using threats or force
-UN may not interfere in the domestic affairs of a country
-countries should try to assist UN
What are the 6 main bodies of the UN?
-Economic and Social Council
-Trustee Council (retired until needed)
-International court of justice
Who are the members of the Security Council
USA, UK, France, China, Russia, and 10 others that rotate every two years
What does the International Court of Justice do?
decides legal disputes between countries that accept its jurisdiction
How are member states represented?
by delegations of people who represent the country
-led by an ambassador
How is the UN operated?
it runs based on the acceptance, funding and agreement by the members to carry out UN's actions
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