Hearing more from UN right now?’

Hello guys we are back after a long time( we know!😃) and with a thought to show you all amidst the Russian Ukraine conflict:

At the time when the whole world is witnessing a war between two countries( butter-smacked by the media),  we are bound to wonder where did our school textbooks go wrong? Why is it that the power of global institutions is comparatively lesser in real life than that expressed in big words. U Thant, a former secretary general of United Nations, took the effort to ‘intervene’ between Moscow and Washington during a Cuban Missile Crisis. Where is Mr Secretary General during a raging war now?

UNITED NATIONS AND WORLD WAR TWO

After the end of WW2, hope was nowhere to be found. The lost lives, and destroyed livelihoods all sought a better tomorrow which was very perfectly promised by the United Nations. 

https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/phase-1-un-headquarters-staff-member%E2%80%99s-walkthrough

But that sense of security was short lived, as seen in more than one circumstance where the various subsets of the UN failed in providing an actual result. 

We are all aware of the importance of UN- any heritage site being recognized by UNESCO or any resolution passed by for instance, UNHRC – but an institution that has to promote global peace and equality has certain loopholes in abiding by it as well. Like the veto power.

VETO POWER

The major shortcoming of the UN, has been the veto power of Five singular countries ( China, France, USA, Russia, United Kingdom) that influence any decision that is taken. This means that these countries can veto any resolution against themselves and their friends! This is what Russia is doing now, and USA does all the time to protect Israel. They don’t have to offer reasons as well! No side is kind and good, people!

Along with this there is a visible lack in the UN to effectively adapt towards any conflict.

Consider this. Before the Ukraine invasion, when alerts were high and bitter rebuttals increased, no UN official was observed in either Russia, Ukraine or USA. Another sight is that the UN security council seems to be slipping on and off because Russia is effectively vetoing any resolution tabled against it.

A NEW PATH

Self- designed

The UN needs to reconsider the meaning of peace( which comes with terms and conditions) , strengthen mediation, and become a skilled peace diplomat forging no sides! It needs to have its own troops so as to add more emphasis in what it says.

We are hearing tons of critical statements from the UN right now regarding the current conflict.

But moral support and dialogues are only worth until some point of time after which the power of a discussion forum begins to degrade.

‘ During a life wrenching crisis, we all need more than a ‘its alright’ best friend don’t we?’

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Dear UN and all countries with interests at stake. We need an action now! What do ya guys think?

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This is a continuation of our illustration series:

  1. It could be someone or you
  2. Experts advices..
  3. Adding
  4. Still here to Stay
  5. Old crisis in the Neighbourhood
  6. Woman a citizen and worker

Our first collab post is out too! check it out here! Tell us what do you think about the Russia Ukraine conflict and your day today!😃

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18 thoughts on “Hearing more from UN right now?’

  1. I don’t think I should make any comments on this conflict, not because I have nothing to say, but because I have little idea of how they must feel. I know what war means, but do I really? What does it mean to have nothing but blank in your future?

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  2. Fathers… brothers… cousins… uncles… steal innocence… and leave sorry in their wake… as darkened clouds of shame wash away the citadel of a family… yet the pain is infinitely compounded, and the memory extended… when mother’s deny the theft…!
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    Validation is found in the work that speaks… not so much in those who speak of it… it is the work that speaks, that gives one the impetus to speak further… sometimes validation resonates only… when you can no longer here…!
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    I do not believe Faithfulness comes from belonging… faithfulness is anchored deep within one’s own internal strength of purpose… and the truth of it is exhibited long before the heart swims in the warm ocean of love…

    Belonging speaks of a commodity… and its owner… a mere hierarchy of relationship, where one thing occupies a rung above, or below another…

    Everyone is an individual who is weighed on the scales of truth, and trust… love can intensify one’s relationship, when fertilized with commitment… which would render negative impulses… impotent…!
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    The United Nations is OK… per se… until we consider the Security Council, and its inherent flaws that as been baked into its creation… it was never designed to ensure peace… only to give the impression that peace is sort… while the status quo of a quasi-colonialistic, or imperialistic reality would continue unabated… where the Powers That Be, could coerce weaker nations to join with them, and when the promise of ‘gifts,’ fell on deaf ears…!’
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