He said the United Nations
had a key role in promoting pacific settlement of disputes and upholding the right to self-determination of peoples under alien domination and foreign occupation.
The speakers and distinguished guests of this year's dinner recognize the importance of uniting to support UNA-USA programs to activate Americans in their support of the United Nations
in its efforts to drive agendas of peace, stability and humanitarian development.
The United Nations
General Assembly declared this day in 1947 as United Nations Day.
Ultimately, this makes it harder for the United States to push for our interests and those of our allies; in particular, it makes pursuing meaningful long-term changes to strengthen the United Nations
much more difficult.
His last duty with the United Nations
was as special adviser to the secretary general and Non-Governmental Organizations' Liaison Coordinator of the second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (HABITAT II) in New York.
The last time Gallup found a majority of Americans saying the United Nations
was doing a good job was in February 2002, when the figure was 58%.
Sixty years ago this month, the United Nations
(UN) was born.
As to the contention that the United Nations
should be the final arbiter of war action, there are times when individual states may need to take action to defend themselves when UN options are either not available or not preferred.
The United Nations
Association and the World Federalists have been advocating the reform of the United Nations
for many years.
Distinguished colleagues, I am pleased to be here in Geneva to address the opening of the 60th Session of the United Nations
Commission on Human Rights.
troops than let the United Nations
take a primary role.
Over the past two years, the United Nations
has been praised for its support of the United States during the aftermath of September 11, and faulted for tailing to support the United States and its allies in the war in Iraq.