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Present the principles and purposes of the U N Charter.

Topic Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate

4. Present the principles and purposes of the U N Charter. (250 words)

Reference: The Hindu 

Why the question:

Commemorative declaration marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of the U.N. Charter has been delayed. Thus the question.

Key Demand of the question:

The question is straightforward and one must present the principles and purposes of the U N Charter in detail.


Present – A similar instruction to ‘explain’ whereby you are asked to show the workings of something, making use of definite examples and statistics if appropriate to add weight to your explanation.

Structure of the answer:


Briefly state the history of coming of UN charter into action. The Charter was signed in San Francisco on June 26, 1945 and came into force on October 24, 1945.


Discuss the objectives of the UN Charter – Conceived above all as a means to save future generations from the scourge of war, the Charter calls for the organization to maintain international peace and security; promote social progress and better standards of life; strengthen international law; and promote human rights.

Explain the principles of it in detail.


Conclude with importance.