Multilateral Diplomacy and the United Nations Today / Edition 2 by James P. Muldoon, Jr., JoAnn Fagot Aviel, Joann Fagot Aviel | | 9780813343105 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Multilateral Diplomacy and the United Nations Today / Edition 2

Multilateral Diplomacy and the United Nations Today / Edition 2

by James P. Muldoon, Jr., JoAnn Fagot Aviel, Joann Fagot Aviel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813343100

ISBN-13: 9780813343105

Pub. Date: 01/26/2005

Publisher: Westview Press


As the world confronts new and ongoing challenges of globalization, international terrorism and an array of other global issues, the United Nations and its key attribute-multilateral diplomacy-are more important now than ever before. With new and updated essays that detail the experiences of a diverse group of practitioners and scholars who work in the field of

Overview


As the world confronts new and ongoing challenges of globalization, international terrorism and an array of other global issues, the United Nations and its key attribute-multilateral diplomacy-are more important now than ever before. With new and updated essays that detail the experiences of a diverse group of practitioners and scholars who work in the field of diplomacy, this new edition covers in even greater breadth and depth the quintessential characteristics of multilateral diplomacy as it is conducted within the United Nations framework. Multilateral Diplomacy and the United Nations Today provides valuable insights from a variety of perspectives on how diplomacy is practiced, making it essential reading for aspiring diplomats, international business leaders, and students of all levels. The contributors to this volume bring a depth and breadth of knowledge and experience to the examination of five areas of multilateral diplomacy: UN diplomacy, crisis diplomacy, international economic diplomacy, UN summits and "citizen diplomats," and non-governmental diplomacy. A thorough revision: of the 24 chapters, eight are new to this edition, and all the others are updated. Includes a diverse range of contributors: veteran diplomats, respected scholars, non-governmental activists. Relevant, timely discussion topics related to the UN. An important supplemental text to any course on the UN, contemporary international relations, diplomacy, and international organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813343105
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/26/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second EditionVII
Introduction1
1United Nations Diplomacy13
The Evolution of Multilateral Diplomacy15
The Diplomat at the United Nations: Yesterday and Today23
The Journey of an Iraqi Diplomat: From Bilateral to Multilateral Diplomacy and on to the United Nations Secretariat42
The United Nations Through the Eyes of a Russian Ambassador61
2The Diplomacy of International Peace and Security: The Role of the United Nations67
The United Nations: Dealing with Threats to the Peace in the Twenty-first Century69
The Humanitarian Responsibilities of the UN Security Council: Ensuring the Security of People81
Intervening to Prevent State Collapse: The Role of the United Nations96
3International Economic Diplomacy: Taming the Globalization Beast107
The Challenges of the Global Economy for Multilateral Diplomacy109
International Economic Diplomacy at the United Nations118
Private-Sector Diplomacy: The Role of Business in International Economic Affairs136
The United Nations in an Era of Globalization148
4Nongovernmental Diplomacy: Revitalizing Multilateral Diplomacy157
NGOs and International Affairs159
The Common Ground Approach: A Case Study of an NGO173
Environmental Organizations and Multilateral Diplomacy: A Case Study of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin188
Women's Organizations and the United Nations207
5Multilateralism and the United Nations: Successes and Failures229
Multilateral Diplomacy, Summits, and the United Nations231
Multilateral Diplomacy: A View from the UN240
Citizen Diplomacy245
North-South Issues at the 2002 Monterrey Conference on Finance for Development: Plus ca change...?255
6Prospects of Multilateral Diplomacy271
Multilateral Diplomacy in the Twenty-first Century273
Multilateral Diplomacy in a Time of "Relative" Sovereignty285
New Directions of Multilateral Diplomacy: The Changing Roles of State and Nonstate Actors in Diplomatic Practice298
Multilateral Diplomacy and the United Nations in the Aftermath of 9/11309
About the Editors323
About the Contributors325
Index331

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