A Global Agenda: Issues Before the 53rd General Assembly of the United Nations

A Global Agenda: Issues Before the 53rd General Assembly of the United Nations

By: John Tessitore (editor), Susan Woolfson (editor)Hardback

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This annual publication provides readers with the most accurate, complete, and up-to-date information on the work of the United Nations. Designed to serve international affairs experts, concerned citizens, and students, each volume of A Global Agenda offers a comprehensive overview of the complex and disparate activities of the entire UN system over the course of a year and describes their significance within the context of contemporary events. Sponsored by the United Nations Association of the United States of America. Praise for previous editions: "Authoritative, well-documented, and easily accessible. As always, this is a must reading for faculty, students, and the public following UN affairs." -Thomas G. Weiss, CUNY "Invaluable guide to specific background documents ...a mirror on the most significant global issues of the time ...an excellent way to keep informed on global issues and actions taken within the UN system." -Karen A. Mingst, University of Kentucky "A Global Agenda is unmatched for its coverage of the wide range of issues now on General Assembly's agenda ...an invaluable resource." -Margaret P. Karns, University of Dayton

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John Tessitore is executive director of communications at the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA). Susan Woolfson is managing editor of communications at UNA-USA.


Part 1 Making and Keeping the Peace Chapter 2 Beyond Peacekeeping Chapter 3 Africa Chapter 4 Central America and the Caribbean Chapter 5 The Former Soviet Union Chapter 6 Cyprus Chapter 7 The Former Yugoslavia Chapter 8 The Middle East and the Persian Gulf Chapter 9 Cambodia Part 10 Arms Control and Disarmament Chapter 11 Multilateral Arms Control Chapter 12 Strategic Arms Control and Nuclear Testing Chapter 13 Nuclear Nonproliferation Chapter 14 Chemical and Biological Weapons Chapter 15 Conventional Arms Chapter 16 The 1997-1998 Iraq Crisis Part 17 Development and Trade Chapter 18 The United Nations and Development Chapter 19 The WTO and Trade Part 20 Global Resource Management Chapter 21 Environment and Sustainable Development Chapter 22 Food and Population Issues Chapter 23 Law of the Sea, Ocean Affairs, and Antarctica Part 24 Social and Humanitarian Issues Chapter 25 Human Rights Chapter 26 Humanitarian Assistance Chapter 27 Crime Chapter 28 Drug Abuse, Production, and Trafficking Chapter 29 Health Chapter 30 Children and Youth Chapter 31 Aging Chapter 32 Disabled Persons Part 33 Legal Issues Chapter 34 Peace and Security Chapter 35 Ad Hoc War Crimes Tribunals Chapter 36 The International Court of Justice Chapter 37 Toward a Permanent International Criminal Court Chapter 38 The International Law Commission Chapter 39 Other Legal Developments Part 40 Finance and Administration Chapter 41 The Financial Situation of the United Nations Chapter 42 The Scale of Assessments Chapter 43 Program Budget for the Biennium 1998-1999 Chapter 44 Personnel and Administration

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780847690282
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780847690282
  • weight: 653
  • ISBN10: 0847690288

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