International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 13, Part B (2015)
Role of India in united nation
Dr. Mamta Rani
The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization established 24 October, 1945, to promote International co-operation. India strongly supports the purposes and principles of the UN and has made significant contributions to implementing the goals of the Charter, and the evolution of the UN's specialized programs and agencies. Its objective include maintaining international peace and securing, promoting human rights, fostering social and economic development, protecting the environment and providing humanitarian aid in casas of famine, natural disaster and armed conflict. India is a member of the G4 group of nations who back each other in seeking a permanent seat on the Security Council. Indian Ambassador to the United Nations from 1952-1962. Indian leadership and peacekeeping roles in the UN brought it considerable recognition and global standing. India has taken part in 43 Peacekeeping missions with a total contribution exceeding 160,000 troops and a significant number of police personnel having been deployed. In 2014, India is the third largest troop contributor with 7,860 personnel deployed with ten UN Peacekeeping Missions of which 995 are police personnel, including the first female formed Police Unit under the UN.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Mamta Rani. Role of India in united nation. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(13): 68-70.