The fall of Communism in Europe in 1991 opened a new era in world history with promises of peace, democracy, and economic prosperity.
Millions of people still living under repressive, authoritarian, corrupt regimes were inspired to start pressing their governments for political and human rights.
As tensions, conflicts, and divisions arose, the post-1991 optimism faded.
The people are taking to the streets again to demand change two decades later.
Two dictators have been overthrown in Africa and the Middle East.
The promises made in 1991 will finally be realized.
We are living in a global age.
Economic cycles, international treaties and agreements, multinational organizations, and global threats connect the world's citizens in complex networks.
More than a hundred peace allowed us to look at our interdependent planet once again, and this time focusing keepers were stationed in Liberia following a brutal on ordinary people and the global changes and challenges they face.
Because people living in developing nations make up at least two model for the stationing of thirds of the earth's population, many of the people discussed here live other female UN peacekeepers at troubled spots around the in the so-called Third World, where the changes and challenges of the globe We should not forget that there is no Third World.
Poverty, disease, hunger, and unemployment are some of the worst conditions in the poorer countries, but they exist in all countries.
Dramatic changes to the global political situation were brought about by the end of the Cold War.
The traditional building blocks of global politics are nation-states.
The lack of a change in the way the human race governs is an amazing aspect of recent scientific and technological achievements.
Military power keeps nation-states in control.
Efforts to control mass destruction, global warming, and other universal threats have led to global agreements, despite the fact that the growth of an effective global political organization that could pro duct nations from themselves appears permanently arrested.
It was founded in the early 20th century.
There was a need for a form of global authority that was not limited to a few countries as there was a need to maintain international peace and security.
The Security Council has the power to impose economic and political penalties on international conflicts.
If severely restricted, this power is an aggressive one, and can even use force.
The five permanent members of the Security Council have to agree on peace and security in order to restore international Britain, Russia, and the United States.
The General Assembly was founded with 50 members.
Cambodia has been wracked by war and civil conflict since 1970.
Humanitarian aid is provided by the United Nations as they try to preserve fragile cease-fires after warring armies agree to stop fighting.
General Assembly resolutions are binding on states only if five Security Council members agree to them.
The beginning of green revolution interests.
The General Assembly had greater authority.
The global epidemic of HIV/AIDS emerged.
Economic and social issues are the focus of the internet.
The organization's mission was expanded by the Chemical Weapons Convention bannings.
The United Nations Millennium Project deals with health, labor, agriculture, industrial development and world trade.
The United Nations issued a plan of action in 2000 that identified eight goals, such as the coalition invading Iraq and Human Genome as eliminating hunger.
The United States began troop reductions in the Persian Gulf War.
Success in Afghanistan and the removal of troops in Iraq led some to believe that the United Nations could take over from Iraq.
The United Nations scaled back its ambitions because of the failure to stop civil wars in Bosnia.
The United Nations was at the center of the world's political stage in 2002.
George W. Bush claimed that the United States had the right to act to prevent a hostile attack on Iraq.
Iraq, impoverished by a decade of United Nations sanctions, gave no indication of plans to attack any of its neighbors or the United States.
America's right to stage a pre-emptive strike to prevent an attack set a dangerous precedent and raised questions about when and how the UN charter would apply.
UN inspectors found no weapons of mass destruction in 2002.
France, Russia, China, Germany, and a majority of the smaller states argued for continued weapons in spections, and France threatened to veto any resolution authorizing an invasion of Iraq.
The United States and Britain did not want to risk a veto on March 20, 2003 when they invaded Iraq.
Over two hundred new monasteries were built to preserve Tibetan Buddhism and to train new monks.
The Dalai Lama travels around the world looking for support in his quest for justice.
Although he describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk, few individuals in human history have spoken for the poor before he died in 1933.
In December 1989 the Dalai Lama received the territory, and if the Tibetans did not protect their spiritual leaders, they would be wiped out.
He said that he did so and that authority would be taken away and their people would become slaves.
He ruled over a country that was treated like a for freedom and work for world peace, as well as a pawn in the "Great Game" played by Russia, Britain, and China for the people of Tibet.
He said that the prize affirmed our territory and power.