... College: Procedure for Gaining UN Membership The United Nations is an international organization founded after World War II with the aims of facilitating cooperation in economic development, international security, international law, human rights, social progress, and the achievement of world piece. The U.N. derives its membership from sovereign states of the world. Currently, the U.N has 193 member states, which encompass all the sovereign states in the world with an exception of Vatican City. In order for a state to acquire U.N. membership, it has to satisfy a set of requirements and follow the due process as dictated by the U.N. Charter (Weiss and Daws, 126).
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