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    Maternal Health Issues

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    challenges, the Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter- Agency Group (MMEIG) has been able to generate internationally comparable estimates. This group is made up of the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations Population Fund, the World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division (UNDP). Some key findings from their report for the 1990 – 2015 period are as follows: the maternal mortality rate (MMR) has decreased by 44% globally (from 385 in 1990…

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    consisted rules and principles governing the relations and dealings of different nations with each other. For international law, there has never been a particular area or governing body so mainly their laws have varied which govern and impacted deals with the legal interactions between different nations, their governments and organizations included their rights and responsibilities in deals they make with other nations. International Law contains the body of legal rules used as an interaction…

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    the United Nations’ role and its lost opportunities in the Cold War era remain largely undervalued, overlooked and misinterpreted. This paper attempts to sort out this missing puzzle and its current foreign policy implications. After the failure of the League of Nations, the foundation of the United Nations as a result of the conclusion of the WWII was the second brave political endeavour to unite nation states into a collective security system with the initial dream of a community of nations…

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    Humanity Law Analysis

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    The humanity law framework involves a change of norms as well as different direction of enforcement. This provides new insights and causes a new shift to transition from a purely political discourse of state interests. Hence, it highlights other issues on the states’ political agenda. The alteration of norms consists of a “constitutive of the emerging global order, in part, by serving a central discursive function.” This allows for a different approach to analyze the interests that are at…

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    Principles The United Nations Human Rights Council in 2005 appointed Harvard Professor John Ruggie to study business and human rights and end the debate on the human rights responsibilities of companies. Ruggie’s six-year study builds on his “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework, published in 2008, that outlined a state’s duty to protect human rights, and the corporation’s responsibility to respect human rights. This study leads to unanimous endorsement by the United Nations. This…

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    Define Human Trafficking

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    United Nations Office on Drugs and Organized Crime (UNODC) defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by means of the threat or use of force or any other form of coercion or abduction or fraud, deception or abuse of power to achieve the consent of person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation. The UNODC commits all the state signatories to take proactive measures to investigate, prevent and stop acts of…

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    “Atoms for Peace” In New York, on December 8, 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower presents his speech, “Atoms for Peace,” to the members of the United Nations Assembly in hopes to persuade and inspire the audience of well established political leaders to involve themselves in world conflicts in pursuit of peaceful negotiations rather than actions of warfare. Eisenhower presents this speech with the initiative to perhaps bring about a change in the fashion of how the world approaches the general…

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    include areas of politics, economy, society and environment but an aspect of concern is whether security is limited to and only individual, national and or international. In this essay it will discuss how national security has been the essence of many nations for decades as a survival tool but since the outbreak of World War one there has been a necessity for a collective international security and this change is a potent moment in the issue of world politics. Also this essay investigates one of…

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    may play the role of mediators between two disputing countries which is at a risk of escalating into a war. Another role can be peacekeeping and peace support operations with United Nations playing the lead role. Global security and peacekeeping is lead by one of the principle organs of the United Nations, the United Nations Security Council. It plays a number of important roles which can be to probe any dispute which can threaten international peace, advising on how to solve disputes, to…

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    Resilience In Africa

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    countries who requested. In 1992, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development met in Rio. In this meeting, agenda 21 was passed which had a goal of “international agreements which respect the interests of all and protect the integrity of the global environmental and developmental system” This resolution proclaimed that humans are the main concern for sustainable development and that environmental protection should be counted. The United Nations Conference on Sustainable…

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