United Nations

Background and Structure

United Nations was derived from the idea of the League of Nations. The purpose of the United Nations was to promote international cooperation to prevent further world wars.
Before Franklin D. Roosevelt's death he was the key developer of the League of Nations. He originally came up with an idea of four different branches of the union.
The United Nations started out with 51 members. As of 2015 the United Nations has more than 150 countries involved.
General Assembly is the meeting of all the countries involved in the United Nations
The Security Council is made up of 5 permanent countries that maintain peace and security among all countries.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights was one of many documents made by the United Nations that provided constant security among the world.
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