The search for world peace has evolved since 1945 and the end of World War 2. Many threats continue to plague nations including border disputes, refugee movements and global terrorism. In this unit we look at peace movements with particular reference to objectives, methods and influence.
The United Nations was created in the aftermath of the Second World War. A delegation of signatories from around the world met in San Francisco on June 26, 1945 to develop a charter.
The organisation exits to : to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international problems and in promoting respect for human rights; and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.
Global Terrorism - a beginners guide (e-book from SLQ)
Humanitarian Intervention and the Rwandan Genocide by D.R.L. Ludlow
|Uncovering Rwanda's Secrets by Nick McKenzie|
|Responding to Rwanda|
|Leave None to Tell the Story - Human Rights Watch|
|Rwanda - the 11 year coverup - New African, 2005|
|Rwanda and the Truth Commission|
|Highlights from Michael Hourigan's Testimony - Global Research|
Michael Hourigan (1958-2013) was the UN investigator whom Chief Prosecutor mandated to investigate the shooting down of the presidential plane. When Michael Hourigan and his team established beyond doubt that Paul Kagame and the RPF, who now rule Rwanda, ordered and carried out that assassination, the investigation was quashed.. Tthe late Michael Hourigan, who courageously revealed the truth regarding the Rwanda genocide.
Lawyer, Human-Rights Advocate, Investigator
Lawyer, currently the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for International Migration
Canadian Lieutenant General, United National Assistant Mission for Rwanda
Author of, 'Shake Hands with the Devil'