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The United Nations at 50: Proposals for Improving Its Effectiveness

edited by John E. Noyes
Format
Book
Published
Washington, DC : Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association, c1997.
Language
English
Variant Title
United Nations at fifty
ISBN
1570733651, 9781570733659
Contents
  • [Pt.] I. Introductions. General introduction: the United Nations, the United States, and the role of the American Bar Association / by Louis B. Sohn and H. Francis Shattuck, Jr.
  • Special introduction: improving the effectiveness of the United Nations in advancing the rule of law in the world
  • [pt.] II. International courts. Recommendation and report on U.S. Acceptance of the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice
  • Recommendation and report on an international criminal court
  • Recommendation and report on an international criminal tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
  • [pt.] III. Use of force, peacekeeping, and nonproliferation of weapons. Recommendation and report on arms control and nonproliferation
  • Recommendation and report on peacekeeping, peacemaking and peace enforcement
  • Recommendation and report on the UN response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait
  • [pt.] IV. Human rights. Recommendation and report on the international protection of human rights
  • [pt.] V. UN specialized agencies. Recommendation and report on the World Health Organization
  • Recommendation and report on the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group
  • Recommendation and report on the International Labor Organization
  • Recommendation and report on the International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Recommendation and report on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • Recommendation and report on the Food and Agriculture Organization
  • [pt.] VI. Oceans and the environment. Recommendation and report on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
  • Recommendation and report on the protection of the global environment
  • [pt.] VII. The development of international law
  • [pt.] VIII. Payments to the United Nations. Recommendation and report on U.S. payments to the United Nations
  • Letter from ABA President George E. Bushnell, Jr., concerning U.S. payments to the United Nations
  • Appendices. Charter of the United Nations
  • Statute of the International Court of Justice
  • Selected International Court of Justice decisions
  • United Nations-related American Bar Association resolutions, 1971-1996
  • Contributors.
Description
viii, 257 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "Containing reports of the working group on improving the effectiveness of the United Nations in advancing the rule of law of the world, reports of the working group on United Nations specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, and related reports of the Section of International Law and Practice."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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