Your assignment is to prepare and submit a paper on effectiveness and legitimacy of the un. The United Nations has different goals that it aims to achieve and these specifically include ensuring peace, economic and social development of countries. Overall, the United Nations serves to develop and enforce laws and policies that apply to different countries of the world. Since founding in 1945, the United Nations continues to serve an important role in the world, and can thus its operations can be considered to be necessary and relevant to the world today. However, a closer assessment of the operations of this organization shows that it is lacking effectiveness in the way it executes its mandate. So far, there have risen various debates around the globe on the effectiveness and legitimacy of the United Nations, which according to many critics, is poor. .
This essay has three major parts: Introduction, Discussion, and Conclusion. In the Discussion part, a brief overview of the United Nations is provided, followed by an evaluation of the legitimacy and effectiveness of the United Nations based on how the organization and its respective divisions are structured and handle various issues that affect different countries of the world. Thus, there are different aspects that are addressed in the discussion. The first part provides an overview of the United Nations, including a brief history, mandate, and structure of the organization. The second part evaluates the effectiveness and legitimacy of the United Nations based on the operations and mandate of the organization’s Security Council division. The third part provides an evaluation of the UN based on the mandate of the organization with regard to global terrorism. The next part makes an evaluation based on the organization’s performance on Health. The final parts evaluate the organization based on its performance on environmental issues and human rights and peacekeeping operations. Finally, the conclusion part provides an overview and summary of the argument.
Founded in 1945, the United Nations continues to serve its purpose in the present times.