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United Nations Charter
The United Nations Charter is the constitution of the United Nations. It was
signed at San Francisco on June 26, 1945 by the 50 original member
countries. It entered into force on October 24, 1945, after being ratified
by the five founding members - (the Republic of China, France, the Soviet
Union, the United Kingdom - and the United States), and a majority of the
As a treaty, all signatories are bound by international law to obey the
provisions of the Charter. The Charter was ratified by the United States on
August 8, 1945, making that nation the first to join the new international
The United Nations Charter has been enacted into law in the United States by
virtue of its being ratified as a treaty, making it binding on the executive
branch of the government. This is relevant to the Bush doctrine of
pre-emptive war, which some believe violates the Charter.