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The Challenging role of the UN Secretary-General : making "the most impossible job in the world" possible

Author: Benjamin Rivlin; Leon Gordenker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
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How has the role of the United Nations and its Secretary-General changed with the end of the Cold War? With the beginning of a New World Order? These questions are increasingly significant as the threat of nuclear-bloc confrontation is replaced by ethnic tensions and civil conflicts. In this first study of the office of the UN Secretary-General in this new era, Rivlin and Gordenker bring together leading scholars  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Challenging role of the UN Secretary-General.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993
(DLC) 92034949
(OCoLC)26762809
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Rivlin; Leon Gordenker
ISBN: 9780313388361 0313388369
OCLC Number: 648760598
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 301 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; Part I: The Secretary-General in World Politics; Part II: Managing, Improving, and Coping; Part III: Advancing and Maintaining Peace; Part IV: The Long-Term Agenda; Part V: The Prospects for the Secretary-General; Bibliography; Index; About the Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Benjamin Rivlin and Leon Gordenker ; foreword by Sir Brian Urquhart.

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How has the role of the United Nations and its Secretary-General changed with the end of the Cold War? With the beginning of a New World Order? These questions are increasingly significant as the threat of nuclear-bloc confrontation is replaced by ethnic tensions and civil conflicts. In this first study of the office of the UN Secretary-General in this new era, Rivlin and Gordenker bring together leading scholars and practitioners to analyze these issues.

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