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Provide Adequate Funding

Provide Adequate Funding

Given its mission, the United Nations is grossly underfunded.

Forecasting and Managing Conflicts Early On: A Conflict Management

Forecasting and Managing Conflicts Early On: A Conflict Management

The UN needs to become far more proactive in foreseeing and preventing conflicts where possible, and quickly and nonviolently intervening in conflicts that have ignited in order to put out the fires quickly.

Reform the General Assembly

Reform the General Assembly

Several recommendations exist to make the GA more effective.

Strengthen the International Court of Justice

Strengthen the International Court of Justice

The ICJ or “World Court” is the principal judicial body of the United Nations.

Strengthen the International Criminal Court

Strengthen the International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is a permanent Court, created by a treaty, the “Rome Statute,” which came into force on 1 July, 2002 after ratification by 60 nations.

Nonviolent Intervention: Civilian Peacekeeping Forces

Nonviolent Intervention: Civilian Peacekeeping Forces

Trained, nonviolent and unarmed civilian forces have for over twenty years been invited to intervene in conflicts around the world to provide protection for human rights defenders and peace workers by maintaining a high profile physical presence accompanying threatened individuals and organizations.

International Law

International Law

International Law has no defined area or governing body. It is composed of many laws, rules, and customs governing the relations between different nations, their governments, businesses, and organizations.

Encourage Compliance With Existing Treaties

Encourage Compliance With Existing Treaties

Crucial treaties for controlling war that are now in force are not recognized by a few critical nations.

Create New Treaties

Create New Treaties

The evolving world situation will always require the consideration of new treaties, and there are currently three that should be taken up immediately.

Create a Stable, Fair and Sustainable Global Economy as a Foundation for Peace

Create a Stable, Fair and Sustainable Global Economy as a Foundation for Peace

War, economic injustice and failure of sustainability are tied together in many ways.

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