Entry in progress—B.P.
Another Untied Nations nickname is “Useless Nations.”
Wikipedia: United Nations
The United Nations (UN; French: Organisation des Nations Unies, ONU) is an intergovernmental organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, civil rights, civil liberties, political freedoms, democracy, and the achievement of lasting world peace. The UN was founded in 1945 after World War II to replace the League of Nations, to stop wars between countries, and to provide a platform for dialogue. It contains multiple subsidiary organizations to carry out its missions.
At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193. From its offices around the world, the UN and its specialized agencies decide on substantive and administrative issues in regular meetings held throughout the year. The organization has six principal organs: the General Assembly (the main deliberative assembly); the Security Council (for deciding certain resolutions for peace and security); the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (for assisting in promoting international economic and social cooperation and development); the Secretariat (for providing studies, information, and facilities needed by the UN); the International Court of Justice (the primary judicial organ); and the United Nations Trusteeship Council (which is currently inactive). Other prominent UN System agencies include the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The UN’s most prominent position is that of the office of Secretary-General which has been held by Ban Ki-moon of South Korea since 2007. NGOs may be granted consultative status with ECOSOC and other agencies to participate in the UN’s work.
The United Nations Headquarters resides in international territory in New York City, with further main offices at Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna. The organization is financed from assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states, and has six official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.
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11:11 AM - 23 Sep 09
UN: Useless Nation or United Nuts?: It seems that the United Nations Human Rights Council is writing a report a.. http://bit.ly/15jfrf
9:10 AM - 22 Oct 09
UN (United Nuts) delegates in Durban struggle w Global Warming “SCAM!” Move UN to Tehran now! http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/delegates-debate-how-to-craft-new-climate-pact-by-2015/2011/12/09/gIQAYV08iO_story.html?tid=sm_btn_tw …
11:15 AM - 10 Dec 11
http://mobile.wnd.com/2013/03/u-n-report-bans-on-abortion-are-torture/ … The insanity Continue out of the U.N. (United Nuts Organization)
4:10 PM - 1 Apr 13
Even on Those Exceedingly Rare Occasions When Politicians Are Right, They’re Wrong
Becky Akers at 15:00 pm EDT on September 24, 2013
“Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, has launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian citizens and economic espionage targeted on the country’s strategic industries.”
Dilma is furious because the NSA spied on her personally (well, heck, Dil, join the club: its membership stands at 6 billion and counting) as well as on Brazil’s “state oil corporation,” Petrobras (making a nice profit off that, huh, Dilma? Don’t want anyone cutting in on those megabucks, either). She’s already cancelled an appointment she held with Obummer in protest of the NSA’s eavesdropping — saving us all a bundle, in money and in tedious reports of their wining and dining: thank you, Dilma! — and now comes her tongue-lashing at the UN. It’s almost enough to compensate me for hibernating inside this week as the United Nuts turn Manhattan into their own personal dystopia.
New York City • Government/Law/Politics • Tuesday, September 24, 2013 • Permalink