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The United Nations

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Ever curious about the reaches of the United Nation and what they do? Here's a great video to improve your understanding of the UN, including its role in world politics and policy making, all in less than 2 minutes!

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Research and Debate
In two teams, you will research and be ready to discuss the following question:
-Has the UN been successful to promote a more peaceful world?

When preparing for your debate, look for data to support or refute the above statement.

Here are a few places to find a little more information just to start:
Check out the United Nations website. There is a plethora of information regarding policy, history and even current reports with infographics. Take some time to also read the "UN at a Glance" page.

The United States' Department of State website also has intriguing detailed regarding the milestones of the United Nations. Read about those milestones, including the formation of the United Nations here.


Did you know that the United Nations General Assembly was responsible for creating the Declaration of the Rights of the Child (1959)?                      
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