Despite the disappointments still the U.N.O. embodies man's best hopes and since its birth could look back to substantial record of achievements.
It was with the conciliation and mediation of U.N.O. that Indonesia got freedom from Netherlands.
The efforts made by the U.N.O. ended the fighting between Arab states and newly proclaimed state of Israel. Again in the case of Suez canal war U.N.O. 's conciliation resulted in the withdrawal of British and French forces from the Suez area.
United Nation's mediation also halted fighting in Kashmir and the Korean war and is doing useful work to solve the Laos problem.
It has established a law commission for codification of International Law. It has granted independence to many trust territories. Recently it has passed a resolution condemning colonialism.
The U.N.O. has also creditable achievements in securing international co-operation in social and economic fields. Its various agencies like U.N.E.S.C.O., .W.H.O., I.L.O. and I.M.F., etc. have rendered yeomen's service solving some urgent social and economic problems particularly in undeveloped countries.
It is the ultimate hope of mankind and provides the only forum where international matter can be discussed. Let us hope the U.N.O. is able to pave way for the World Federation ultimately.
United Nations Organisation was established after World War II with a motto to maintain world peace. And this in fact is known to every one of us in general. But the question is, was this really successful in doing the same i.e., maintaining the peace in every part of the world or are there any failures? Perhaps this is also one of the most important area to assess. Successes and Failures of the United Nations since its establishment, i believe is a very essential topic to be focused. Here are some of the positive roles played by UN and its failures.
Successes of the United Nations
• The First and foremost it has prevented the occurrence of any further world wars. Instrumental in...