The United Nations System: Coordinating its Economic and Social Work

The United Nations System: Coordinating its Economic and Social Work

by Martin Hill


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521072984
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/04/2008
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The problem of coordination and its setting: 1. Relationship problems inherent in the decentralized United Nations System; 2. Developments that have affected inter-agency relationships and coordination; 3. The content of coordination activities Administrative and budgetary coordination; 4. Intergovernmental organs responsible for coordination The General Assembly; 5. The Administrative Committee on Coordination; 6. The Secretary-General and the secretariats of the United Nations and the agencies; 7. Some current constraints on order and coordination in the system; Part II. Some conclusions and suggestions: 8. The context and the perspective; 9. The role of the Economic and Social Council Leadership and coordination; 10. Other aspects of UN-agency relationships; 11. The functioning of the Administrative Committee on Coordination; 12. Some structural and organizational issues; 13. Expansion, adaptation, concentration and the responsibilities of the General Assembly.

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