The G8,the United Nations and Conflict Prevention

The G8,the United Nations and Conflict Prevention

by John J. Kirton, Radoslava Stefanova
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754608794

ISBN-13: 9780754608790

Pub. Date: 12/01/2003

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This innovative and forward looking work examines the Genoa summit agenda with a view to strengthening international conflict prevention institutions and identifying and analyzing economic early warning indicators. It devotes particular attention to the Italian contribution and approach and the ways in which it can be effectively implemented following the summit. The…  See more details below

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This innovative and forward looking work examines the Genoa summit agenda with a view to strengthening international conflict prevention institutions and identifying and analyzing economic early warning indicators. It devotes particular attention to the Italian contribution and approach and the ways in which it can be effectively implemented following the summit. The first book to compare the role of the G8 and the United Nations in conflict prevention and human security, The G8, the United Nations and Conflict Prevention will be essential reading for academics, government officials and members of the business and media communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754608790
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Series:
The G8 and Global Governance Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Contributors
Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
1Introduction: The G8's Role in Global Conflict Prevention1
2Concentrating the Mind: Decision Making in the G7/8 System21
3The Intricacies of Summit Preparation and Consensus Building39
4The G8 and Conflict Prevention: From Promise to Practice?43
5The G8 and Conflict Prevention: Commitment, Compliance, and Systemic Contributions59
6Conflict Prevention: Performances, Prospects, and Potential87
7U.S. Approaches to International Conflict Prevention and the Role of Allies and International Institutions103
8Advancing the European Union's Conflict Prevention Policy113
9The G8's Role in Promoting Financial Stability143
10Foreign Aid: An Effective Medicine, an Addictive Drug, or a Social Placebo?157
11Socioeconomic Vulnerability Analysis and the Culture of Prevention in the Globalisation Era179
12From Good Intentions to Good Practice: The G8 and the Future of Conflict Prevention195
Analytical App. APerformance Assessment, Overall and by Issue, 1996-2002217
Analytical App. BPerformance Assessment, by Country, 1996-2002219
Analytical App. CCommitments and Significance by Issue, 1994, 2000, 2001221
Documentary App. DConclusions of the G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Rome, 18-19 July 2001225
Documentary App. EStatement on Middle East: Conclusions of the G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Rome, 19 July 2001237
Documentary App. FStatement by the G8 Leaders (Death in Genoa), Genoa, 21 July 2001239
Documentary App. GG8 Communique, Genoa, 22 July 2001241
Documentary App. HG8 Foreign Ministers' Statement on Afghanistan, 26 November 2001249
Documentary App. IG8 Foreign Ministers' Statement on India and Pakistan, 28 December 2001251
Documentary App. JG8 Foreign Ministers' Statement on India and Pakistan, 31 May 2002253
Documentary App. KG8 Foreign Ministers' Statement on Afghanistan Whistler, 12 June 2002255
Documentary App. LG8 Foreign Ministers' Progress Report on the Fight against Terrorism Whistler, 12 June 2002257
Documentary App. MCanadian Chair's Statement, G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Whistler, 13 June 2002261
Documentary App. NG8 Initiative on Conflict and Development, G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Whistler, 13 June 2002265
Documentary App. OG8 Conflict Prevention: Disarmament, Demobilisation, and Reintegration, G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Whistler, 13 June 2002269
Documentary App. PG8 Recommendations on Counter-Terrorism, G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting Whistler, 13 June 2002273
Documentary App. QCo-operative G8 Action on Transport Security, Kananaskis, 26 June 2002281
Documentary App. RThe Kananaskis Summit Chair's Summary, Kananaskis, 27 June 2002285
Documentary App. SThe G8 Global Partnership against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction, Kananaskis, 27 June 2002289
Documentary App. TStatement by G8 Foreign Ministers in Connection with Terrorist Hostage Taking in Moscow 25 October 2002293
Bibliography295
Index317

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