An Insider S Guide To The Un

Author: Linda Fasulo
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300210728
Size: 31.67 MB
Format: PDF
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Termed “the indispensable source on the United Nations” by Joseph S. Nye of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, this book is now fully revised and updated to include new material on fragile states, R2P (responsibility to protect), recent Security Council issues such as the revolts in Libya and Syria, and a greatly expanded section on understanding and participating in a Model UN. "This easily readable overview of the main activities of the United Nations system provides the reader with an appreciation of its complexity and of its many programs and agencies."—James S. Sutterlin, author of The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Security; Distinguished Fellow in UN Studies, Yale University “With highly readable and journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations. Her concise and entertaining narrative sheds light on its mission, evolution, and controversies.”—Jackie Gropman and Susan Woodcock, School Library Journal

An Insider S Guide To The Un

Author: Linda M. Fasulo
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300141971
Size: 35.32 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This completely revised edition of Linda Fasulo’s popular guide to the United Nations surveys the world body’s programs and activities, and covers key issues including human rights, climate change, counterterrorism, nuclear proliferation, peacekeeping, and UN reform. It also offers guidelines for setting up a Model UN. "No one knows the big picture and inner workings of the UN better than Linda Fasulo. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in international affairs."--Tom Brokaw, NBC News "With fine journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations, shedding light on its mission, evolution, and controversies."--Christine C. Menefee, School Library Journal "The indispensable source on the United Nations for everyone from students to diplomats. I keep it handy on my desk."--Joseph S. Nye, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Global Issues

Author: CQ Researcher,
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 150639700X
Size: 58.89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists, this collection of non-partisan reports offers an in-depth examination of today’s most pressing global issues. The 2018 edition of this annual reader looks at topics such as North Korea's nuclear program, the European Union's future, stolen antiquities, and foreign aid. And because it’s CQ Researcher, the reports are expertly researched and written, presenting readers with all sides of an issue. Key Features: Chapters follow a consistent organization, beginning with a summary of the issue, then exploring a number of key questions around the issue, next offering background to put the issue into current context, and concluding with a look ahead. A pro/con debate box in every chapter offers readers the opportunity to critically analyze and discuss the issues by exploring a debate between two experts in the field. All issues include a chronology, a bibliography, photos, charts, and figures to offer readers a more complete picture of the issue at hand.

A United Nations Renaissance

Author: John Trent
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
ISBN: 3847407112
Size: 31.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This short introduction to the United Nations analyzes the organization as it is today, and how it can be transformed to respond to its critics. Combining essential information about its history and workings with practical proposals of how it can be strengthened, Trent and Schnurr examine what needs to be done, and also how we can actually move toward the required reforms. This book is written for a new generation of change-makers — a generation seeking better institutions that reflect the realities of the 21st century and that can act collectively in the interest of all.

Great Debates At The United Nations

Author: Robert F. Gorman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313313868
Size: 74.98 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Examines the fifty most critical issues debated in the history of the United Nations, including human rights issues, the Cold War, women's rights, Zionism, Apartheid, and regional conflicts.

Insiders Guide Savannah In Your Pocket

Author: Betty Darby
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762763191
Size: 61.71 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Insiders' Guide in Your Pocket is a new series of miniguides that distill the best of the trusted Insiders' Guide® series into easy-to-use, portable, quick references—each with two popout® maps and detailed listings on hotels, restaurants, and attractions, as well as suggested itineraries. By true insiders, they offer a personal and practical perspective that readers everywhere have come to know and love from Insiders' Guides. The essential new source for easy-access travel information for some of America's most appealing destinations, these guides are just right for an afternoon or a weekend's fun. • Two popout® maps • Full-color interior, in a highly portable, 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 trim size • The inside scoop on popular area attractions • Where to eat, shop, play, and stay • Arts & cultural activities