Discuss the role of the United Nations in the current international system. How effective an organization is the UN? Do you believe its importance will grow or lessen within the next two decades? Why? The United Nations organization is an organization that s was formed in the year 1945 immediately after the Second World War as an organ that was set in order to replace the great league of nations that was in the brink of loosing its influence amongst the world countries. The organization was then formed with an aim of providing a platform that would ensure that the world countries can dialogue and in the process promote peace amongst the worlds’ countries (Bourke. 2010). The united nations organization has several fundamental in that the organization was set to oversee that the countries in the entire universe has maintained good cooperation and this is when the organ oversees issues like international law, economic development international security, social progress, human rights and international security amongst others with one of its key objective being the achievement of world peace (Young, 1967).