A Global Agenda: Issues Before the 57th General Assembly of the United Nations

A Global Agenda: Issues Before the 57th General Assembly of the United Nations

By: Diana Ayton-Shenker (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.

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Diana Ayton-Shenker is a specialist in international human rights and has worked extensively with the United Nations both in the United States and abroad.


Part 1 I Humanity Chapter 2 Human Rights Chapter 3 Humanitarian Assistance Part 4 II Peace Chapter 6 Africa Chapter 7 Asia: Keeping the Peace in East Timor Chapter 8 Peace in Latin America and the Carribbean Chapter 9 Europe: Peacekeeping in the Balkans Chapter 10 The Middle East Part 11 III Security Chapter 12 First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) Chapter 13 Conference on Disarmament Chapter 14 The Disarmament Comission Chapter 15 Action and Inaction on Nuclear Weapons Chapter 16 Non-Proliferation Treaty: Preparatory Committee for the 2005 Review Conference (NPT Prepcom) Chapter 17 Missiles, Missle Defense, and Space Weapons Chapter 18 Biological Weapons Chapter 19 Chemical Weapons Chapter 20 Small Arms Chapter 21 Terrorism and the United States Part 22 IV Global Resources Chapter 23 The World Trade Organization (WTO) and Trade Chapter 24 The United Nations and Development Chapter 25 Environment and Sustainalbe Development Chapter 26 Food and Population Part 27 V Society Chapter 28 Drug Control and Crime Prevention Chapter 29 Health Chapter 30 Women Chapter 31 Children and Youth Chapter 32 Aging Chapter 33 Disabled Persons Part 34 VI Law and Justice Chapter 35 The United Nations and International Terrorism Chapter 36 The Sixth Committee (Legal), the International Law Commission (ILC), and the U.N. General Assembly Chapter 37 Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunals Chapter 38 U. N. Legal Involvement in Other Post-Conflict Situations Chapter 39 The Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court Chapter 40 National Courts aqnd International Crimes Chapter 41 The International Court of Justice Chapter 42 International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) Part 43 VII Finance and Administration Chapter 44 The Financial Situation of the United Nations Chapter 45 Scales of Assessments Chapter 46 Program Budget for the Biennium 2002-2003 Chapter 47 Budgets of Peacekeeping Operations and International War Crimes Tribunals Chapter 48 Personnel and Administration

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  • publication date: 20/08/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780742523548
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780742523548
  • weight: 553
  • ISBN10: 0742523543

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