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SOCIAL 20-1 RI3
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all members of the global community accept collective responsibility for the challenges and work towards a common goal
people and nations face similar questions about the future; high/or low employment which allows people to have more money to spend on good to create more demand which in turn creates more jobs. Education also allows people to have jobs.
Peace and security
Difficult for people to be productive when they are in fear.
people believe it is important to determine how they should live.
the act of working for the health and happiness of other people
North Atlantic Treaty Organization; alliance of the allied powers against the Soviets
North American Aerospace Defense Command; to protect Canada and US air space
International peacekeeping body founded by 50 nations in April 1945
foreign policy; a country decides to not be apart of foreign affairs.
country responds to an event by themselves
2 countries are motivated by the same issue and they both respond to it
several countries working together.
countries agree to abide by the decisions of international organizations
set limits and goals for carbon emission outputs
a regional trade organization made up of European nations
World Health Organization
WHO; coordinates information about diseases and measuring nutrition, sanitation, population planning and health of mothers and children
widespread outbreaks of disease in a community
the spread of disease across a large area or even the world
Who controls what and where in the Arctic
provides loans to countries for specific projects
International Monetary Fund
An international organization that promotes international trade and monetary cooperation.
World Trade Organization
International organization that regulates international trade
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
declaration that confirmed Indigenous peoples' right to self-determination.
International Red Cross
organization that aids victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts
a form of government in which the leader has absolute power and authority.
a form of government in which citizens govern themselves
Foreign policy goals
help us aim for the future; goals set out by countries.
development of a worldwide culture with an interdependent economy
companies that operate across national boundaries; also called transnational corporations
economic and military aid to other countries
a positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior
restrictions intended to enforce international law
involve cutting off trade with a country to force it to follow a particular course of action
United Nations Security Council
UN's most powerful decision-making body; protect the collective security of all UN members.
condition of protecting all members of a group or collective from danger
World Court (United International Court of Justice)
primary judicial branch of the Unite Nations
The International Law of the Sea
an agreement setting out the rules for the high seas - waters that lie beyond the territorial waters of any country
regulates international relations with respect to Antarctica.
the goal is to end armed conflict and human rights abuses
essential when the national interest or foreign policy goals of one country conflict with those of another
The world considered as a single community linked by telecommunications
protects the common human heritage; international cooperation in the fields of education, science, culture and communication and works to create respect for the shared values and dignity of every civilization and culture.
World Council of Indigenous Peoples
Focuses on Indigenous rights - played an important role in developing the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Inuit Circumpolar Conference
Represents about 160 000 Inuit who live in the Arctic regions of Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and Russia. The goal is to promote the interests and rights of the Inuit and all indigenous peoples.
Organization that promotes the French language and cultural and linguistic diversity.
general agreement on trades and tariffs;
designed to expand world trade by reducing tariffs
debt incurred by a despotic power, not to meet the needs of the country but to strengthen the despotic regime
UN Security Council
Small body within the UN that makes binding decisions
Civil society groups
non-government and non-business groups that include non-governmental organizations, community groups, faith-based groups, and universities. Help link citizens, nation-states, and international organizations; links provide individuals with unprecedented opportunities to influence policy and events at all levels
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