Essays Tagged: "General Assembly"

Absolutism. The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were an era in which absolutism dominated the political systems of Europe.

In France, the opposite was happening as Louis XIV strengthened his own office while weakening the general assembly of France, the Estates General. Absolutism, the political situation in which a mona ... xtremes, claiming to be a servant of God (the "divine right of Kings") and dissolving France's only general assembly. Absolutism failed in England but flourished in France is due mainly to the politic ...

(3 pages) 140 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

United Nations

New York, except the International Court of Justice, which is located at The Hague, Netherlands.The General AssemblyThe General Assembly, sometimes called the nearest thing to a world parliament, is t ... eives reports from other organs, admits new Members, approves the budget and appoints the Secretary-General.The Security CouncilThe UN Charter, an international treaty, obligates States to settle thei ...

(17 pages) 363 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

form the International Bill of Human Rights.* In its resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948 the General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.* It was set up as "a common stan ... It gives rights and freedoms for the human There are special articles for children or thebeings in general. elderly.* It includes many new aspects like cloning,prohibition of death penalty, environme ...

(3 pages) 167 0 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Biography of Nathanael Greene.

ildren. She was the niece of two future governors of Rhode Island and daughter of the deputy to the General Assembly.In August of 1774, some men of East Greenwich County formed a Militia in which Gree ... hreatened to resign if Greene was forced to leave.Nathanael Greene was given command as a Brigadier General of state troop during an army of observation by the Assembly of Rhode Island in April 1775. ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

East Timor's location, government and history.

ons Security Council which has twice called on Jakarta to withdraw "without delay" as well as eight General Assembly Resolutions. It has been maintained with the help of the United States.East Timor, ... donesia invaded and has been the subject of on and off negotiations, mediated by the U.N. Secretary-General between Portugal and Indonesia since 1983. These talks resulted in the Tripartite agreement ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Equal rights of women

ade women able to vote. That was only a few decades ago. In board room's men dominate it, in the UN general assembly there are more men ambassadors then women and even in our government men dominate i ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What ideas about world peace were behind the formation of the League of Nations, and can they ever hope to be fulfilled?

peace.The League of Nations Union was comprised of a Secretariat, Council (for Great Powers) and a General Assembly (all members), bound by a Covenant which set out its aims, ideals and regulations, ... less anarchical system, with effective courts for arbitration, international war crimes tribunals, general adherence to Geneva Conventions and some enforcement of international law by the UN or other ...

(7 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

How to be a governor,or what you would do as one.

rnor may also remove any of these officials he or she feels are incomplete.With the approval of the General Assembly the Governor may reorganize any executive agencies in the state which are responsib ... e beginning of each session, and at the close of the Governor's term of office, shall report to the General Assembly on the condition of the state.The Governor is commander-in-chief of the state milit ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Roman Republic - What it consisted of, and how it was formed.

uenced the people and life as it were.In the roman republic there were 2 consuls who acted as chief generals/commanders as well as law enforcers, and were elected for one year terms. A senate was form ... asses. Censors and Consuls were chosen by an assembly called: Comitia Centriata, which was like the general assembly of Greece, and consisted of all male citizens of military age. Also 6 Praetors or j ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Canada's Role on the World Stage in the Post War era. Samuel Nithiananthan

ada has played an extensive role in the UN; this includes Lester Pearson being the president of the General Assembly and Canada's influence in creating organizations to help out humanity.During 1950 t ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Federating of Australia

sm (devotion to one's country) developed.As early as 1842, there had been many plans for creating a General Assembly of Australia where Governments could discuss matters that affected every colony. In ... ties. The British Colonial Secretary, Earl Grey, immediately followed with his own suggestion for a General Assembly of the colonies. Each colony guarded its own power and wealth, and the smaller colo ...

(4 pages) 73 1 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Pavel Krymski 10c 12th/01/05 The United Nations (UNO)

Guarantee human rightsHow is the UNO structured?· The UNO consisted out of the General Assembly, The Security council, The Economic and social council, The Trusteeship Council, Th ... omic and social council, The Trusteeship Council, The international court of justice, The secretary-general· The head of the UNO is based in the New York (The secretary-general)· ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

This is a film review of "The Interpreter" that was written form my college newspaper.

on plot that appears to be about a controversial head of state who is about to make a speech to the General Assembly. Secret Service agents Keller (Sean Penn) and Woods (the superb Catherine Keener) a ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Accomplishments of the UN.

for harmonizing the actions of nations.The United Nations has six main organs. Five of them -- the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council and ... had failed enormously. In the fourteenth of his famous fourteen points, Woodrow Wilson proposed "a general association of nations...formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual ...

(21 pages) 141 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The global impact of two minor European conflicts in the early 1920s.

nd the invasion of Bulgaria in 1925.The Corfu incident happened in 1923. It started when an Italian general was killed in Corfu. Italy claims that the general was there doing work for the League of Na ... t the general was there doing work for the League of Nations. When Mussolini heard the death of his general he was mad, so he blamed Greece for the general's death. He used this excuse to invade Corfu ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Italian and Greek Aggression in the early 1920s.

incident, which took place in 1923.Corfu is an island off the coast of Greece. In 1923, an Italian general, Tellini, was assassinated by Greek partisans while on an assignment from the League of Nati ... eece asked the League of Nations for help.The Council of the League met, with meetings for both the General Assembly and the Security Council. It condemned Mussolini, and told him to leave Corfu, and ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is a strategic plan for the Lottery.

appropriations for the implementation of a state lottery, including annual events authorized by the general assembly and lottery related operations and programs for an indefinite period of time. The c ...

(8 pages) 94 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

UN Councils

United Nations Agencies "" Chapter 15 General Assembly. "" Assembly of representatives from United Nations. Every nation represented, usef ... esented, useful for smaller nations to convey their views to other nations.Security Council. "" The General Assembly could result in disagreement rather than action, so a smaller body was formed. It c ... cretarient. "" Large body of civil servants to administer the UN. This body headed by the secretary-general.Economic and Social Council. "" Initiate or make studies and reports with respect to interna ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


ving there with a minister, and school teacher, and then they would be able to send deputies to the General Assembly. The town would then have the power to pass their owns laws, as long as they didn't ...

(5 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Washington D.C. Should Be Granted Statehood

vil rights issue that statehood. Unlike states, D.C. does not have a governor, state legislature or General Assembly, senators, or representatives. However, D.C.'s government is essentially run like a ...

(5 pages) 12 0 2.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government