WHY UN?

Issue

The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation,but with more inaction than its worth. As a replacement for the equally ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945. UN is also a prefix meaning “not,”which is freely used as a formative, giving negative or opposite force in adjectives and their derivative adverbs and nouns.

Why NOT pull the plug and prevent a slow painful death?

Syrian regime is blocking aid from entering eastern Aleppo, claims UN https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/13/syrian-regime-is-blocking-...

Syria truce: UN hails 'significant drop' in violence http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/syria-truce-hails-significant-drop...

After a decade, UN chief disappointed in many world leaders http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...

The UN lambasts Philippines president for “striking lack of understanding” of human rights http://qz.com/780647 via @qz

Comments

FAILURE

The UN General Assembly meets this week. Why has it so often failed to live up to its ideals? http://nyti.ms/2cZW9P1