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An insider's guide to the UN
Book 2052/Completed: 12/24/2003

LC Control Number: 2003010668
Author(s):Fasulo, Linda M.
Published/Created:New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, c2003.
Projected Pub. Date:0309
Description:p. cm.
ISBN:0300101554 (cloth: alk. paper)
0300101546 (pbk.: alk. paper)
Contents:An overview -- UN founding documents -- The Secretary General and the Secretariat -- The American ambassadors -- The Security Council -- Peace operations -- The General Assembly -- Coordinating to fight international terrorism -- The UN village -- Rights versus sovereignty: the US and the International Criminal Court -- The call for reform -- UN finances -- A tour of UN headquarters -- The coup against Boutros-Ghali -- UN advocates, donors, and friends -- Keeping tabs on how nations vote -- Making a career at the UN -- ECOSOC -- Agencies, programs, and commissions -- Rule of law and human rights -- Social and economic development -- Protecting the biosphere and its inhabitants -- UN to the rescue -- Nuclear, biological, and chemical threats -- Guiding globalization: how the UN helps make things work -- International crime and drug trafficking.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects:United Nations--Popular works.
LC Classification:JZ4984.6 .F37 2003
Dewey Class No.:341.23 21
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