Shared Responsibility - The United Nations in the Age of Globalization

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The challenges facing the United Nations as it takes on the critical global issues of the twenty-first century.
Global power structures are changing. The United States and Europe are losing ground, as countries such as China and India increase their global reach. At the same time that new global players emerge, multinational corporations, global civil society organizations, and international media carve out their own spaces in international affairs. How will these changes impact the legitimacy of the United Nations?
An insider's look at the UN, the book details the problems faced by the United Nations and presents solutions for the organization to remain relevant, legitimate, and action-oriented in the twenty-first century.
Carsten Staur is Denmark's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva and former ambassador to the United Nations in New York.
Co-published by McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal. The book is available for sale in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

PART I: OVERVIEW Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. United Nations: Organization and Methods of Work Chapter 3. The Secretariat
PART II: PEACE AND SECURITY Chapter 4. The Security Council Chapter 5. Peacekeeping Operations Chapter 6. Peacebuilding
PART III: FREEDOM Chapter 7. Human Rights Chapter 8. Genocide and War Crimes
PART IV: DEVELOPMENT Chapter 9. Global Developments Goals Chapter 10. Operational Activities for Development Chapter 11. Sustainable Development
PART V: PERSPECTIVES Chapter 12. Perspectives UN System Organizational Chart Notes Suggestions for Further Reading Bibliography Index

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Forfatter: Carsten Staur
Sideantal: 344
Sprog: Engelsk
Originaltitel: Den globale udfordring. FN mellem relevans, legitimitet og handlekraft
Originalsprog: Dansk
Produktvariant: Hæftet
Oversætter: Steven Harris
Oplag: 1
Udgave: 1
Udgiver: Djøf
Bredde: 151 mm
Højde: 228 mm
Dybde: 21 mm
Vægt: 488 g
Udgivelsesdato: 16 Dec 2013
Oplagsdato: 16 Dec 2013






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