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The United Nations and education : multilateralism, development and globalisation

Author: Phillip W Jones; David Coleman
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The UN is often questioned about its ongoing relevance and overall effectiveness in the twenty-first century, particularly in its involvement with educational policy and co-operation around the globe. This book examines the work of the key agencies within the UN system that share the vital role of addressing educational futures: UNESCO, the World Bank, UNICEF and UNDP." "This timely book will be essential reading  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip W Jones; David Coleman
ISBN: 0415336309 9780415336307
OCLC Number: 55600798
Description: xv, 288 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Multilateralism and world order --
Education, multilateralism and the UN --
UNESCO --
World Bank --
UNICEF --
UNDP --
New spaces for multilateral education.
Responsibility: Phillip W. Jones with David Coleman.
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The UN is often questioned about its ongoing relevance and overall effectiveness, particularly in its involvement with educational policy and co-operation. This ground-breaking book examines the four  Read more...

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