The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization, which was established in 1945 after the Second World War. It replaced the League of Nations in existence at that point. Over the past years in which the organization has been trying to make a positive difference in this world, we have followed the progress – and failures – enthusiastically.
The UN is divided into many branches such as the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and UNESCO, for instance, which look over the issues that prevail and which often disrupt humankind’s prosperity.
The Workings of the United Nations
In providing international efforts for assisting in resolution of conflicts related to arms, the United Nations always steps in. The organization’s role in keeping peace intact started in the year 1990 which has converted into constructing states and verification of agreements on peace.
How To Reach Out
Join a Group
There are various social platforms, such as Facebook that allow people from all over the world to make and join groups that raise awareness.
There are various petitions that are released constantly by institutions such as Amnesty that speak up for human rights.
There are agencies in the nation that provide immediate justice such as the Department of Justice who looks over the violators in the United States.
Mostly every site that provides aid in terms of human rights has a “Donate Now” button which helps funding of projects and liberates those institutions.
Being a volunteer in an organization that provides aid for human rights violations help use time judiciously for a good cause.
Follow a Campaign
There are many campaigns that fight against discrimination, abortion, women’s rights, gender equality, etc. which require participants to make them stronger.
Other United Nations Agencies
Year of establishment: 1978
Location of Headquarters: Nairobi, Kenya
Head: Joan Clos [Executive Director of UN-Habitat]
An agency of the United Nations, it aims to promote (...)