Note on Nepal in United Nations Organizations

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United Nations Organization is an intergovernmental organization established to maintain peace in the world. 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 was established to control the conflict between Countries. There are 193 member nations.The headquarters of United Nations is in Manhattan, New York City. The UN took on major military and peacekeeping missions across the world. The organization won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001. The number of its officers and agencies have also been awarded the prize. Other evaluations of the UN's effectiveness have been mixed. Nepal starting taking part in UNO'S activities. It also started advocating about world peace and stability.

United Nation Peacekeeping Forces/ Establishing Peace in the Country

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Peacekeeping is defined as a way to help countries torn by conflict. It creates conditions for sustainable peace. Peacekeeping force refers to an organization of a troop member countries of the UN, which is sent as per the request of the UN to maintain peace and security to the affected or suffered country. Peacekeepers monitor and observe peace processes in post-conflict areas .The United Nations is not the only organization to implement peacekeeping missions. Many countries of the world are suffering from inter-conflict and intra-conflict. Some of the conflicts become very completed to tackle down. People are fed up with this and painfully suffered. Peacekeeping is a military operation under the consent of all major parties. UN Peacekeepers provide security and the political and peacebuilding support to help countries make the difficult, early transition from conflict to peace.

In 1988, the world organization had sent peacekeeping forces to the Middle East, Kashmir, Cyprus, the Congo, and West New Guinea. The units were under the command of the UN Secretary-General and were made available voluntarily by member countries. With the exception of the forces that were sent to the Congo, the troops were equipped with light arms for self-defense. Their main assignments were to report on the situation in crisis areas, set up buffer zones, keep up contacts between conflicting parties, monitor armistice agreements, maintain calm and good order, and give humanitarian aid.

The major duties of Peacekeeping forces are listed below:

  • Giving training to police and national army.
  • Protection of both rival groups.
  • Maintain peace in the country
  • Proper delivery of the food items, etc.
  • Clearing mines and ambush
  • Implementation and supervision of UN decisions.
  • Conduction of election

Likewise, our country Nepal has signed in different treaties and agreements passed by different specialized agencies of the UN. Nepal has worked as Vice-president of General Assembly in 1958, 1967, 1970, 1974, 1983, 1988 and 2001 A.D. Nepal was elected as a temporary member of council twice (1969-70) and (1988-89) . Nepal played a key role while passing the special report on discrimination on color base. Nepal also worked as a Vice-chairman of Disarmament commission in 2004 A.D. Nepali diplomat Kul Chandra Gautam also worked as a Deputy Secretary General of the UNO and contributed significantly to maintain peace and security in the world. During the period of settling Maoist insurgency in Nepal, as per the request of Nepal Government and Maoist, a mission was sent to Nepal by UNO. UN played a significant role to drive Nepalese peace process into logical end. Peacekeeping has always been highly dynamic and has evolved in the face of new challenges.

Roles of Nepal in UN(United Nations)

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  • After joining the UN on 14 December 1955, Nepal has reposed the faith in the principles and purposes in the UNcharter and have shown full support.
  • It has been actively involved in the activities of the UN with full support and commitment.
  • As a peace-loving nation, Nepal has been significantly contributing to the UN peacekeeping operations around the globe since 1958.
  • Nepal has always supported the decision and resolutions of UN for the cause of peace and security in the globe.
  • Nepal has established the UN Regional Centre for peace and disarmament in Asia and the Pacific in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal has called for the protection of the rights of small landlocked countries and Land Locked Developing Countries in theUN sessions and other meetings.

  • The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945.
  •  The headquarters of United Nations is in Manhattan, New York City.
  • There are 193 member nations.
  • Nepal also started taking part in UN activities and  started advocating about world peace and stability.
  • The organization won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.
  •  Nepal played a key role while passing special report on discrimination on color base.
  • UN played significant role to drive Nepalese peace process in to logical end. 
  • Nepal has always supported the decision and resolutions of UN for the cause of peace and security in the globe.
  • Nepal has established the UN Regional Centre for peace and disarmament in Asia and the Pacific in Kathmandu.
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Very Short Questions

The major duties of peacekeeping forces are listed below:

  • Giving training to police and national army.
  • Protection of both rival groups.
  • Maintain peace in the country
  • Proper delivery of the food items, etc.
  • Clearing mines and ambush
  • Implementation and supervision of UN decisions.
  • Conduction of election

The following are the roles of Nepal in UN:

  • After joining the UN on 14 December 1955, Nepal has reposed the faith in the principles and purposes in the UNcharter and have shown full support.
  • It has been actively involved in the activities of the UN with full support and commitment.
  • As a peace-loving nation, Nepal has been significantly contributing to the UN peacekeeping operations around the globe since 1958.
  • Nepal has always supported the decision and resolutions of UN for the cause of peace and security in the globe.
  • Nepal has established the UN Regional Centre for peace and disarmament in Asia and the Pacific in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal has called for the protection of the rights of small landlocked countries and Land Locked Developing Countries in theUN sessions and other meetings.

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  • When did Nepal join UN?

    14 December 1955
    21 August 1997
    6 July 1992
    12 May 1998
  • Nepal was elected as a temporary member of council _______.

    twice
    none
    once
    thrice
  • Nepal also worked as a Vice-chairman of Disarmament commission in ________.

    2006 AD
    2004 AD
    2010 AD
    2008 AD
  • Which of them is not the principle of UNO?

    Based on sovereign equality of all its members
    It can intervene with domestic jurisdiction of any nation
    It cannot intervene with domestic jurisdiction of any nation
    All the members should fulfill the charter of organization.
  • How many organs does UNO have ?

    3
    6
    4
    5
  • When did Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill signed a treaty to establish a world organization?

    1945
    1948
    1941
    1951
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