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After the First World War, the League of Nations was established in 1919 as an attempt by the world community to check the horrors of the war and search for international peace and security, but it failed to prevent the 2nd world war. Thus, the 2nd World War once again compelled the nations of the World to endeavour to create an international organization that could prevent future war and maintain peace and security in the world. Ultimately, due to the untiring efforts of the statesmen of the world, UN was established on October 24, 1945.
Things to Know about Role of Nepal in UN (United Nations)
The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, after the Charter had been ratified by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council-the republic of china, the Soviet Union, the UK, US and the France and by a majority of other 46 signatories. It is responsible for the security and peace of the globe. It is the association of sovereign countries of the world. At the beginning, 51 countries were its founder members. It consists of 193 countries so far. It is universal platform where leaders of the world assemble and discuss on global problems, particularly related to peace, prosperity and development. The UN is financed from assessed and voluntary contributions from member states. The United Nations plays an important role in international diplomacy but not through its operation as a world forum; its real diplomatic work is done in committees and in discussions, both formal and informal behind the scenes. Being a permanent diplomatic market, representatives from every nook and cranny of the world assemble and exchange information and views in setting priority, exploring new possibilities and charting a new course to develop their relations. image source
Membership in UNO:
Membership of the UNO is open to all independent and peace loving nations, which accept the obligation of the charter and are willing and able to carry out the obligations. The General Assembly admits new member states on the recommendation of the Security Council. The Charter provides for the suspension or expulsion of a member for violation of the principles of the Charter, but no such action has ever taken.
Roles of Nepal in the UN (United Nations)
- After joining the UN on 14 December 1955, Nepal has reposed her enduring faith in the principles and purposes enshrined in the UN charter and have shown full support. It has been actively involved in the activities of the UN with fidelity and commitment.
- As a peace-loving nation, Nepal has been significantly contributing to the UN peacekeeping operations around the globe since 1958. She has been sending military and police personnel to various peacekeeping operations upon the call on UN. Currently it is the 5 largest contributor, Nepal has received hopping appreciation of the world community for the efficiency and the honesty of its peacekeepers.
- She has shewn strong commitment towards peace, security and disarmament. She has supported the establishment of peace zones in different parts of the world for the sake of world peace. She is in favor of general and complete disarmament. She has been relentlessly calling for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction-chemical, biological and nuclear. Nepal is a signatory to NPT, CTBT, CWC, its endeavor to this end.
- Nepal has been actively fulfilled its responsibilities while being members of Security Council in 1969-70 and 1988-89 and other different positions.
- Nepal is in favour of reformation of UN. It believes that Security Council should be made more representative, more transparent andmore democratic, holding that the council should reflect the balance of the North and the South.
- Nepal has always supported the decision and resolutions of UN for the cause of peace and security in the globe.
- Nepal has always called for the protection and promotion of human rights. Nepal is one of the nations to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaimed by the UN General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
- Nepal has hasted the UN Regional Centre for peace and disarmament in Asia and the Pacific in Kathmandu. This is the obvious manifestation of the recognition of Nepal by the UN for her active role in that multilateral body.
- Nepal has incessantly called for the protection of the rights of small landlocked countries and Land Locked Developing Countries in the UN sessions and other meetings. She has participated in all the conferences on LDCs in which she has actively worked to promote the
interests of LDCs.