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    Indigenous Peoples Rights

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    because it gives the impression that indigenous peoples will receive the rights they deserve while not full heartedly ensuring it is carried out (par. 4-7). The “Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” was written and developed by the United Nations. Within this document there are 46 article points, the first 10 being the most important. Article 1 guarantees the right of indigenous peoples to have full enjoyment of all the human rights and fundamental freedoms. Article 2 states that…

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    maximum age of 16 years old. In most states, inside the United States for example, usually have a minimum age of 7 years old as age of responsibility. England is another example of a country with a different minimum range of responsibility. In England, any juvenile under the age of 10 will not be held criminally liable. Juveniles that range in the age of 10-16 years of age will be subject to special juvenile laws. Under the United Nations agreements, the most universally recognized age of…

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    Sociocultural Approach

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    New Zealand signed this document which shows we are a country who values the childhood study approach (United Nations, 1989). Te Whāriki and its strands and principles are closely related to the views woven throughout the United Nations document (Ministry of Education, 1996). Both the United Nations document and our New Zealand curriculum Te Whāriki strongly influence the importance of including the ‘child’s voice’ within their early childhood learning…

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    the policies and processes of the United Nations, I will then be presenting arguments, involving the topics of human rights and moral duties, as to why humanitarian intervention is not only an effective solution, but also necessary at times. I will also examine a few of the common arguments against humanitarian intervention and go on to explain why they are invalid and flawed…

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    Human Rights Gratifiers

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    defined as “the existence of rights that all human beings possess that even one’s own government cannot infringe on or deny and then can be protected by external elements, as through the United Nations.” There are 30 provisions in the Declaration of Human Rights that was passed on December 10th, 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. However, not many of these are seen as universal. Most of these provisions depend on state interpretation, which relies on culture, norms, beliefs, history,…

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    The United Nations aims to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war” (UN Charter) by promoting international peace and security. Founded in 1945, the UN had 51 member states. Today there are 193 member states, yet the system remains unchanged. While disputes are tangible and concrete, conflicts are processes in which actors express dissatisfaction or disagreement with organizational structure (Constantino & Merchant 5). The intangibility of conflict makes it difficult to diagnose.…

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    Cyprus Crisis Case Study

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    Firstly, to maintain the reputation of a peacekeeping nation in the international community. Secondly, the Cyprus Crisis became an issue another issue of the Cold War. As a result Western governments became concerned about the possibility that the Soviet Union of the issue of the Cyprus Crisis. The countries…

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    What would you do if your country wasn’t powerful enough to defend yourself, your family, and your friends? Would you leave or fight back? The United Nation peacekeepers make it so you wouldn’t have to do either. The United Nations was established right after World War II originally made up of fifty countries and now is a coalition of one hundred ninety three countries throughout the world that came together to help change and protect the world. In order to protect the world they created an…

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    intervention some nations would have been stripped of their human rights and the intervention only aided them in the long run. Whichever it is, with case by case support we will try to examine the different concerns of both sides of the argument and we will conclude our results and opinion. Before this essay begins, we would like to…

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    But because “the United States has not signed the Convention means that it can not provide levels of leadership international, which it is capable of providing, in this important area,” as of 2011 (Fiorvanti and Brassard). The agreement to grant children their rights was…

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