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Unit 1: An Introduction to Law

CHAPTER 2: THE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OF CANADIANS

E-ACTIVITY: THE UNITED NATIONS WORKING AGAINST GLOBAL INJUSTICE (p. 42)

Activity: Give a Group Presentation on the UN's Work against Global Injustice

Peace, justice, human rights, international development—the United Nations is involved in all these aspects of global life, and many more. How is the UN working to make the world a better place? Work through the following steps to research this question and give a group presentation about a particular area of UN global involvement.

  1. In preparation for developing your group presentation, visit the Web site of the United Nations (UN) and briefly summarize the main features of UN involvement by answering the following questions:
    • What does the UN do for peace?
    • What does the UN do for justice, human rights, and international law?
    • What does the UN do for humanitarian assistance?
    • What does the UN do for development?

  2. How is the UN making the world a better place? Explore the UN's Web site and highlight some of the areas where the UN is making a difference.

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