How Effective Is The United Nations?

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How Powerful Is The United Nations?

The United Nations was created 70 years ago with a goal to protect and improve the lives of people around the world. So, how effective is the UN?

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“The 70th anniversary of the United Nations is an opportunity to reflect – to look back on the UN’s history and take stock of its enduring achievements.”

We Can End Poverty
“The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty rates to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. ”

Success in peacekeeping
“We have, built up an impressive record of peacekeeping achievements over more than 60 years of our existence, including winning the Nobel Peace Prize.”

Debating the Effectiveness of the United Nations
“NPR’s Farai Chideya takes a closer look at recent developments from the U.N. General Assembly debate and explores the credibility of the multi-national institution with guests Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies and Paul Kennedy of Yale University.”

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