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Should a global entity hold sovereign states accountable?

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Do you agree or disagree that a sovereign state should be accountable to a world body that is not elected but appointed?

I disagree for the following reasons. First of all if a "sovereign" state is accountable to a world body then it is no longer sovereign. Joining a world body such as the United Nations on a voluntary basis is one level of accountability but being voluntary and non-binding it allows each individual nation to retain its own sovereignty.

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I disagree for the following reasons. First of all if a "sovereign" state is accountable to a world body then it is no longer sovereign. Joining a world body such as the United Nations on a voluntary basis is one level of accountability but being voluntary and non-binding it allows each individual nation to retain its own sovereignty.

Secondly if a sovereign state were accountable to such a body then pressure would be applied for that country to make decisions based on what is best for the world or for the majority of nations ...

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This solution examines the issues of sovereignty and accountability. Are sovereign states truly sovereign and/or should they be? Should a global organization of non-elected officials be established in order to hold sovereign states accountable for their laws and actions? Over 350 words of original text.

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