Paths to Peace

The UN Security Council and Its Presidency

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Author: Davidson Nicol

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483189805

Category: Law

Page: 420

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Paths to Peace: The UN Security Council and its Presidency documents the works, experiences, and roles of the former presidents of the UN Security Council, which is one of the principal organs of the UN. This book first characterizes the council, including the evolution of its practice and the scope of consensus. This text then describes the scope of power of a president of the council, which is followed by papers presenting a reflection of a former president on his presidency. An intimate and internal view of the presidency by a former Director of the Security Council, Division of the UN Secretariat is then presented. Other papers tackle various experiences of former presidents, particularly in dealing with several nations. This text will be invaluable to those working in the United Nations and aim to learn from the experts, as well as to those academicians and professionals interested in public administration.

International Handbook on Informal Governance

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Author: Thomas Christiansen,Christine Neuhold

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1781001219

Category: Political Science

Page: 584

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ÔThis volume provides a welcome overview of the diverse ways in which informal practices and norms shape policy in national states, the European Union, and international relations. The wide range of cases that feature in the volume point to the normative and substantive importance of informality. This volume is a valuable contribution to a fascinating and under-researched topic.Õ Ð Gary Marks, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, US and VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands Acknowledging that governance relies not only on formal rules and institutions but to a significant degree also on informal practices and arrangements, this unique Handbook examines and analyses a wide variety of theoretical, conceptual and normative perspectives on informal governance. The insights arising from this focus on informal governance are discussed from various disciplinary perspectives, within different policy domains, and in a number of regional and global contexts. This Handbook is an important contribution that will put informal governance firmly on the map of academic scholarship with its review of the range of the different uses and effects of informal arrangements across the globe. Bringing together multidisciplinary contributions on informal governance arrangements, this Handbook will appeal to postgraduate students in political science and scholars within the field of political science and global governance.

The Procedure of the UN Security Council

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Author: Loraine Sievers,Sam Daws

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191508438

Category: Political Science

Page: 900

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The Procedure of the UN Security Council is the definitive book of its kind and has been widely used by UN practitioners and scholars for nearly 40 years. This comprehensively revised edition contains over 450 pages of new material documenting the extensive and rapid innovations in the Council's procedures of the past two decades. A one-stop handbook and guide, with meticulous referencing, this book has served diplomats, UN staff and scholars alike in providing unique insight into the inside workings of the world's preeminent body for the maintenance of international peace and security. Thoroughly grounded in the history and politics of the Council, it brings to life the ways the Council has responded through its working methods to a changing world. The book explains the Council's role in its wider UN Charter context and examines its relations with other UN organs and with its own subsidiary bodies. This includes the remarkable expansion in UN peacekeeping, peacebuilding and political missions, sanctions and counter-terrorism bodies, and international legal tribunals. It contains detailed analysis of voting and decision-taking by the Council, as well as the place, format, and conduct of meetings. It also seeks to illuminate the personalities behind the Council's work - ranging from the diplomats who sit on the Council itself to the UN Secretary-General, and those outside the Council affected by its decisions. It concludes with reflections on the improvements that have made to the Council's procedures over many decades, and the scope for further reform.

The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council

A Dynamic Relationship

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Author: Manuel Fröhlich,Abiodun Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191065730

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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The United Nations Secretary-General and the United Nations Security Council spend significant amounts of time on their relationship with each other. They rely on each other for such important activities as peacekeeping, international mediation, and the formulation and application of normative standards in defense of international peace and security - in other words the executive aspects of the UN's work. The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council fills an important lacuna in the scholarship on the UN system. Although there exists today an impressive body of literature on the development and significance of the Secretariat and the Security Council as separate organs, an important gap remains in our understanding of the interactions between them. Bringing together some of the most prominent authorities on the subject, this volume is the first book-length treatment of this topic. It studies the UN from an innovative angle, creating new insights on the (autonomous) policy-making of international organizations, and adds to our understanding of the dynamics of intra-organizational relationships. Within the book, the contributors examine how each Secretary-General interacted with the Security Council, touching upon such issues as the role of personality, the formal and informal infrastructure of the relationship, the selection and appointment processes, as well as the Secretary-General's threefold role as a crisis manager, administrative manager, and manager of ideas.

Foreign Affairs

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: International relations

Page: N.A

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Conference diplomacy

an introductory analysis

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Author: Johan Kaufmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 214

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Analyses the factors and circumstances affecting the conduct of multilateral diplomacy as practices in international conferences.

Monographic Series

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Author: Library of Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Monographic series

Page: N.A

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State

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Diplomatic and consular service

Page: N.A

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The PLO and world politics

a study of the mobilization of support for the Palestinian cause

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Author: Kemal Kirişci

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 198

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National Union Catalog

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Catalogs, Union

Page: N.A

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Includes entries for maps and atlases.

Acht Bücher vom Natur- und Völkerrecht

Teil 1. / Mit Johann Nicolai Hertii ... Anm. erl. und in die teutsche Sprach übers

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Author: Samuel von Pufendorf,Jean Barbeyrac

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: International law

Page: 1036

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Migration, Religion und Raum

ghanaische Kirchen in Accra, Kumasi und Hamburg in Prozessen von Kontinuität und Kulturwandel

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Author: Regina Jach

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 9783825870034

Category: Ghana

Page: 381

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