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Arguing for the viability of the United Nations, this study calls for renewed commitment to the idealistic goals upon which it was founded and condemns the world's most powerful countries for withholding needed resources. A summary of the UN's strengths provides details on more than 60 years of successful peacekeeping missions, world health initiatives, and aid to refugees. The ways the UN has fallen shortincluding failed efforts to protect human rights, reduce poverty, safeguard the environment, and prevent warare also discussed, and ways to restructure are suggested.
|Publisher:||Scribe Publications Party Limited|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.95(d)|
About the Author
Alison Broinowski is a former Australian diplomat, a visiting fellow in Asian studies at the Australian National University, and the author of About Face: Asian Accounts of Australia and Howard's War. James Wilkinson is a retired U.S. foreign service officer. Morton Abramowitz is a former U.S. diplomat and a senior fellow at the Century Foundation in Washington, DC. Gareth Evans is a former attorney general and a former deputy foreign minister in the Australian government.