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UN Charter


The UN Charter is the constitutive instrument of the United Nations, signed on 26 June 1945. It sets out the rights and obligations of member states and establishes the principal organs and procedures of the United Nations.

The Charter is an international treaty, and codifies the basic tenants of international relations from the sovereign equality of states to prohibition of the use of force in any manner inconsistent with the purposes of the United Nations.

About the Hub

This page is intended to collect materials for the “Commitment to the UN Charter” hub J.F. Oberlin University.  It includes introduction, news and multimedia materials about the activities in which the hub participates.

J. F. Oberlin University has published a textbook on disarmament under the auspices of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) entitled Pathway to Peace: For Building a Culture of Peace, which includes interviews with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates: Joseph Rotblat, Bernard Lown, and Jody Williams. All material in the book is included in both Japanese and English. This is one of J. F. Oberlin's activities as a global hub for the UNAI principle of spreading the UN charter's spirit through the educational institutions of the world.

To read the book click here.