Choose the best answer to each question. Then check your answers.


1. What does the acronym UN stand for?

2. What is the leader of the UN called?

3. Where is the UN located?

4. How many countries are in the UN?

5. Which of the following statements is correct?

6. What is the purpose of the organization?

7. How many Blue Helmets are there?

8. What do the Blue Helmets do?

9. What do they give to people in countries at war?

10. Why do they sometimes monitor elections?

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1. Work in small groups. You are a group of UN Blue Helmets and your mission is to help a group of 30 people who have had to leave their village in Africa because of war. They have just a few possessions with them. Decide what you will need and how you can help them to have a more normal life.

2. Present your ideas to the class.

3. Listen to the other groups' ideas.

4. Discuss the ideas and vote on the best proposal.


Research an organization (official, NGO, etc.) and write a description of what it does. These questions might help you:

- What is the name of the organization and what is its purpose?

- Does it work locally or internationally?

- How does it help?

- Would you like to form part of this organization or any others? Why? / Why not?

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