Encyclopedia > Dumbarton Oaks Conference

  Article Content

Dumbarton Oaks Conference

The Dumbarton Oaks Conference (or Washington Conversations on International Peace and Security Organization) held beginning in August 1944 in a Washington, DC mansion (Dumbarton Oaks[?]), was where the United Nations was formulated and negotiated. The conference was attended by representatives of the United States, the USSR, the United Kingdom, and China. Discussions included the formation of the Security Council and the right of veto that would be given to its permanent members.

The conference was followed up by a San Francisco Conference, where the Security Council veto powers were established.

External links



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

... the power of the Canadian Parliament and provincial legislatures in Canada when it was adopted by the British Parliament in 1982 (though as part of the Canada Act (UK) ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 35.8 ms