The Five Permanent Members of the Security Council: Responsibilities and Roles

The Five Permanent Members of the Security Council: Responsibilities and Roles

by Ida Walker
     
 
The Security Council is the arm of the United Nations tasked with the formidable responsibility of maintaining world peace. Guided by its five permanent members, the Security Council must weigh the pros and cons of every threat to world peace in order to reach a plan to prevent a conflict from spreading around the globe.

In this book, readers will learn about the

Overview

The Security Council is the arm of the United Nations tasked with the formidable responsibility of maintaining world peace. Guided by its five permanent members, the Security Council must weigh the pros and cons of every threat to world peace in order to reach a plan to prevent a conflict from spreading around the globe.

In this book, readers will learn about the founding of the United Nations and the establishment of the Security Council, the responsibilities given it by the UN Charter, how the Security Council is structured, and its response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States. Finally, two of the major criticisms of the Security Council are discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422200759
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
The United Nations Series: Global Leadership
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

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