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A United Nations renaissance : what the UN is, and what it could be, John Trent, Laura Schnurr

Label
A United Nations renaissance : what the UN is, and what it could be
Title
A United Nations renaissance
Title remainder
what the UN is, and what it could be
Statement of responsibility
John Trent, Laura Schnurr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Trent, John
Dewey number
341.23
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ4984.5
LC item number
.T74 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United Nations
  • United Nations
  • LAW / International
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Intergovernmental Organizations
Label
A United Nations renaissance : what the UN is, and what it could be, John Trent, Laura Schnurr
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Achieving the unthinkable -- The global governance deficit -- The United Nations' balance sheet -- Empowering youth -- Objectives of the primer -- ch. 1 Evolving International Organizations: the UN Past and Present -- Early international cooperation efforts -- The Concert of Europe -- A note on the creation of the League of Nations -- The League of Nations as an institution -- From the League of Nations to the United Nations -- Introducing the United Nations -- The principal organs of the United Nations -- The Security Council -- The General Assembly -- The Economic and Social Council -- Trusteeship Council -- The International Court of Justice -- The Secretariat -- Beyond the organs -- The Secretary-General -- UN budgets -- The UN System -- International financial institutions and other international actors -- ch. 2 Peace and Security: Fixing the Security Council -- The Security Council's functions and activities -- Security Council strengths
  • Note continued: Security Council weaknesses -- The UN's peace operations -- The Security Council and the future -- ch. 3 Social and Economic Development -- Understanding d̀evelopment' -- The first 50 years -- Development in the early years -- Expanding development efforts -- The North-South divide -- Millennium Development Goals -- Tallying up the results -- Sustainable Development Goals -- A changed world -- More voices at the table -- Financing the goals -- Looking ahead -- Partnering in a new era of development cooperation -- Role for private sector -- Role for civil society -- Innovation and technology -- What role for the UN? -- Is the UN prepared? -- Streamlining the UN development system and D̀elivering as One' -- Improving business practices -- Focusing on strengths and priorities -- ECOSOC reform -- Is reform possible? -- ch. 4 Promoting and Protecting Human Rights -- Human rights: one of the UN's great ideas that too many countries fail to respect
  • Note continued: The fundamental paradox -- International human rights law -- Contradictory interpretations -- The tremendous cost of violations -- The United Nations' Record in Upholding Human Rights -- From the Commission on Human Rights to the Human Rights Council -- The Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights -- Dealing with the worst violations: the International Criminal Court and ad hoc tribunals -- Responsibility to Protect and human security -- Migration, refugees and the humanitarian response -- What next? -- Reforms: big and small -- Can change happen? -- ch. 5 Workable Global Institutions: How to Get from Here to There? -- What we have learnt about understanding world institutions -- Reviewing the literature on revamping the UN -- Nine popular proposals to transform the UN -- 1.A more legitimate Security Council -- 2.A more balanced and focused General Assembly -- 3.An Economic, Social and Environmental Council
  • Note continued: 4.A reconfigured Human Rights Council -- 5.Improved staffing and management practices -- 6.Autonomous emergency services for the UN -- 7.Financing the UN -- 8.Principles and criteria for the Responsibility to Protect -- 9.The dispersion and control of global power -- Sequencing reform proposals: where to start -- Four steps for how can we help bring about workable global institutions
Control code
1023861196
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (166 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783847407119
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9783847407119
Other physical details
7 illustrations.
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
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(OCoLC)1023861196
Label
A United Nations renaissance : what the UN is, and what it could be, John Trent, Laura Schnurr
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Achieving the unthinkable -- The global governance deficit -- The United Nations' balance sheet -- Empowering youth -- Objectives of the primer -- ch. 1 Evolving International Organizations: the UN Past and Present -- Early international cooperation efforts -- The Concert of Europe -- A note on the creation of the League of Nations -- The League of Nations as an institution -- From the League of Nations to the United Nations -- Introducing the United Nations -- The principal organs of the United Nations -- The Security Council -- The General Assembly -- The Economic and Social Council -- Trusteeship Council -- The International Court of Justice -- The Secretariat -- Beyond the organs -- The Secretary-General -- UN budgets -- The UN System -- International financial institutions and other international actors -- ch. 2 Peace and Security: Fixing the Security Council -- The Security Council's functions and activities -- Security Council strengths
  • Note continued: Security Council weaknesses -- The UN's peace operations -- The Security Council and the future -- ch. 3 Social and Economic Development -- Understanding d̀evelopment' -- The first 50 years -- Development in the early years -- Expanding development efforts -- The North-South divide -- Millennium Development Goals -- Tallying up the results -- Sustainable Development Goals -- A changed world -- More voices at the table -- Financing the goals -- Looking ahead -- Partnering in a new era of development cooperation -- Role for private sector -- Role for civil society -- Innovation and technology -- What role for the UN? -- Is the UN prepared? -- Streamlining the UN development system and D̀elivering as One' -- Improving business practices -- Focusing on strengths and priorities -- ECOSOC reform -- Is reform possible? -- ch. 4 Promoting and Protecting Human Rights -- Human rights: one of the UN's great ideas that too many countries fail to respect
  • Note continued: The fundamental paradox -- International human rights law -- Contradictory interpretations -- The tremendous cost of violations -- The United Nations' Record in Upholding Human Rights -- From the Commission on Human Rights to the Human Rights Council -- The Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights -- Dealing with the worst violations: the International Criminal Court and ad hoc tribunals -- Responsibility to Protect and human security -- Migration, refugees and the humanitarian response -- What next? -- Reforms: big and small -- Can change happen? -- ch. 5 Workable Global Institutions: How to Get from Here to There? -- What we have learnt about understanding world institutions -- Reviewing the literature on revamping the UN -- Nine popular proposals to transform the UN -- 1.A more legitimate Security Council -- 2.A more balanced and focused General Assembly -- 3.An Economic, Social and Environmental Council
  • Note continued: 4.A reconfigured Human Rights Council -- 5.Improved staffing and management practices -- 6.Autonomous emergency services for the UN -- 7.Financing the UN -- 8.Principles and criteria for the Responsibility to Protect -- 9.The dispersion and control of global power -- Sequencing reform proposals: where to start -- Four steps for how can we help bring about workable global institutions
Control code
1023861196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (166 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783847407119
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9783847407119
Other physical details
7 illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvdcfhz5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1023861196

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