United Nations territory and headquarters in Jerusalem?

I have long been curious about the repercussions for the world that would come from:


  1. Moving the headquarters of the United Nations to Jerusalem
  2. Declaring Jerusalem to be a UN territory

Jerusalem would be administered by the entire world and the new headquarters for the United Nations.  What do you see as the potential benefits and drawbacks for such an approach?  Would it be one way to help solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?  Would it give UN representatives and diplomats a healthy new perspective on the region?  What structural modifications would be required for the UN to accomplish this and would they be detrimental or beneficial for the organization?

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