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An insider's guide to the UN

Author: Linda M Fasulo
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an overview of the United Nations, discussing how it was created, what governing principles guide its operation, and what it is like to be a participant.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Einführung
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda M Fasulo
ISBN: 0300101554 9780300101553 0300101546 9780300101546 0300107625 9780300107623
OCLC Number: 52216172
Description: xviii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: An overview --
UN founding documents --
The Secretary General and the Secretariat --
The American ambassadors --
The Security Council --
Peace operations --
The General Assembly --
Coordinating to fight international terrorism --
The UN village --
Rights versus sovereignty: the US and the International Criminal Court --
The call for reform --
UN finances --
A tour of UN headquarters --
The coup against Boutros-Ghali --
UN advocates, donors, and friends --
Keeping tabs on how nations vote --
Making a career at the UN --
ECOSOC --
Agencies, programs, and commissions --
Rule of law and human rights --
Social and economic development --
Protecting the biosphere and its inhabitants --
UN to the rescue --
Nuclear, biological, and chemical threats --
Guiding globalization: how the UN helps make things work --
International crime and drug trafficking.
Responsibility: Linda Fasulo.
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Offers an overview of the United Nations, discussing how it was created, what governing principles guide its operation, and what it is like to be a participant.

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