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Title:
UN ideas that changed the world
Author:
Jolly, Richard.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xxiv, 310 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- UNIHP at a glance. Overview ; The three UNs and their impact -- United Nations ideas changing the world. Human rights for all : from aspiration to implementation ; Gender : from eliminating discrimination to promoting women's rights and empowerment ; Development goals : from national and regional policies to the MDGs ; Fairer international economic relations : from aid and mutual interests to global solidarity ; Development strategies : from national planning to governing the market ; Social development : from sectoral to integrated perspectives ; Environmental sustainability : from environment and development to preserving the planet ; Peace and security : from preventing state conflict to protecting individuals ; Human development : from separate actions to an integrated approach -- A future for the UN and the planet. A balance sheet ; Challenges ahead ; Strengthening global governance.
ISBN:
9780253221186

9780253353559
Format :
Book