Manuscript, United Nations Organisation
Andersen, Aileen Mary
The notes begin on the last page of the notebook and continue backwards. The notes celebrate the 10th birthday of the United Nations Organisation. Aileen M Anderson reviews the history of the organisation including: brief social history of England; evolution of the machine; spread of education; the Industrial Revolution; the Victorian age; social unrest of the 20th century; the spread of scientific education; democracy and bureaucracy; trade unions in the 70s; social emancipation of women; discontent and unrest in Europe; the balance of power in Europe; international diplomacy; the Great War and its subsequent catastrophes; the League of Nations; Wilson's Fourteen Points; Lenin's Universal Revolution; World War II; love of power; loss of freedom and human rights; elected government; the United Nations Organisation as a replacement for the League of Nations; the United Nations charter; the United Nations peace-building actions in its first 10 years; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation; Food and Agriculture Organisation; World Health Organisation; International Labour Organisation; the burden of armaments; research and inventions; the United Nations Security Council; Communism; Russian and Chinese policies; red hot peace versus cold war; butter prices and policies in the United States, the world and New Zealand; New Zealand representation in the United Nations; New Zealand foreign policy; New Zealand military involvement in Korea; the abolishment of war; and eroding of decencies. Attached to the last written page is an undated newspaper article entitled: China to Push Drug Sales.
24 Oct 1945