The United Nations in the 21st Century

After more than seven decades, the United Nations embodies humanity’s hopes for peace, security, social justice, human rights, equality for women, and a voice for all. At the same time, it’s where the conflicts and tensions amongst the government.

Douglas Roche

DOUGLAS ROCHE was Canada's Ambassador for Disarmament to the UN from 1984 to 1989, serving as Chairman of the UN Disarmament Committee in 1988. He is an author, parliamentarian, and diplomat, who has specialized throughout his forty-year public career in peace and human security issues.

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The history of how the UN has proved itself to the people in its efforts to avert another World War. 10 $1.00

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This chapter looks at the obstacle that militarism presents to the UN. Most policies implimented by states are militaristic in nature. 10 $1.00

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This chapter analyzes the charity efforts undertaken by the UN to reduce global poverty and highlights the new goals instituted to be achieved by 2030. 11 $1.10

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This chapter explores how the UN’s concern for environmental issues showcases how the organization has evolved to respond to the evolving needs of humanity 9 $0.90

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This chapter details how the UN navigates a divided world in it’s efforts to implement the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 9 $0.90

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Security Council Resolution 1325 as a perfect example of the mission of the UN: challenging discrimination, social justice, recognizing obstacles, and renewing determination to overcome failures … 7 $0.70

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This chapter focuses the ways in which Non-Governmental Organization communicate the voice of the people to the UN and shapes resolutions. This chapter also considers the term "civil … 8 $0.80

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This chapter investigates needed reforms for the organization. 6 $0.60

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This chapter highlights the need of the UN in order to bring the world from terrorism to a culture of peace. 6 $0.60