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Troubles with the UN

Taylor, Paul (2014) Troubles with the UN. In: Telò, Mario, (ed.) Globalisation, Multilateralism, Europe: Towards a Better Global Governance? Ashgate Publishing, Burlington, USA, pp. 191-202. ISBN 978-140946448-8

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the main difficulties with which the UN has had to deal in its development since the early 1990s. It provides an overview of the problems encountered in trying to reform the Security Council, in setting its financial arrangements on a sound footing, in working more closely with regional organisations on security maintenance, in promoting development in ways which do not penalise future generations, and in strengthening the rule of law as it applies to individuals. The chapter does not propose solutions, but identifies the controversies about reform, and the range of desirable and possible outcomes. A recurrent theme is the different visions about whose interests the UN should serve: those of particular States, or groups of States, the collective interest of States, or those of individuals.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472405388
Additional Information: © 2014 Ashgate Publishing
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > C Auxiliary sciences of history (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain > DAW Central Europe
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2014 16:23
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 02:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/57039

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