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Charter Of The United Nations

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This chapter discusses about the Charter of the United Nations. The purposes of the United Nations are to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, take other appropriate measures to strengthen universal peace, and achieve international co-operation in solving international problems of an economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian character. The functions of the United Nations with regard to trusteeship agreements for all areas not designated as strategic, including the approval of the terms of the trusteeship agreements and of their alteration or amendment, shall be exercised by the General Assembly.

Keywords: Charter of the United Nations; General Assembly; trusteeship agreements



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