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50 Years of Singapore and the United Nations

edited by Tommy Koh, Li Lin Chang ; with Joanna Koh
Format
Book
Published
Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, 2015.
Language
English
Variant Title
Fifty years of Singapore and the United Nations
Series
World Scientific Series on Singapore's 50 Years of Nation-Building
ISBN
9789814713030 (alk. paper), 9789814713047 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Solving a messy business at the UN : a little known Singapore initiative / S Jayakumar
  • Singapore and the Security Council / Kishore Mahbubani
  • The UN at the end of the cold war / Chan Heng Chee
  • This ain't Kansas, Toto : some personal and eccentric reflections on the UN / Bilahari Kausikan
  • A history of the forum of small states / Chew Tai Soo
  • Singapore and the Global Governance Group (3G) / Vanu Gopala Menon
  • Small states at the United Nations / Albert Chua
  • World toilet day / Karen Tan
  • Singapore's role in multilateral trade negotiations / See Chak Mun
  • Singapore and the World Trade Organization / K Kesevapany
  • Who owns the UN? / Tan York Chor
  • Merits of multilateralism / Burhan Gafoor
  • WTO : keep the faith / Kwok Fook Seng
  • Doing stuff; doing good / Foo Kok Jwee
  • Singapore's contribution to the WTO dispute mechanism : reflections of a Singapore negotiator / Margaret Liang
  • The Singapore-IAEA story / Chin Siew Fei
  • Singapore and ICAO / The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
  • The world's first independent war crimes court : reminiscenes and reflections / Amarjeet Singh
  • Singapore and the International Labour Organisation / Halimah Yacob
  • Singapore and the IMF / Chia Der Jiun
  • Singapore in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) / Mary Seet-Cheng
  • Singapore and the International Telecommunication Union, 1965-2015 / Leong Keng Thai
  • Singapore and UNCITRAL / Jeffrey Wah Teck Chan, SC
  • Singapore and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) : working with the global environment steward / Hazri Hassan and Miak Aw Hui Min
  • More than a garden : Singapore's bid to list the Singapore Botanic Gardens as a UNESCO world heritage site / Jean Wee
  • Helping the refugees of the world / Janet Lim
  • Singapore's rise to prosperity, and its evolving relationship with the World Bank Group / Janamitra Devan
  • Infodev@world bank : alleviating poverty through sustainable businesses / Valerie D'Costa
  • Sharing Singapore's achievements in education with Africa / Tan Jee Peng
  • Little red specks in the United Nations / Andrew Toh
  • Global health in action : from Singapore to Indonesia and Geneva / Vernon Lee
  • A sojourn in diplomacy : working with the WHO in Geneva / David Ho
  • Intellectual property and Singapore : a model of cooperation with a United Nations institution / Geoffrey Yu
  • Monitoring and predicting weather and climate : the Singapore-WMO story / The Meteorological Service Singapore
  • The SAF and UN peace operation / The Singapore Armed Forces
  • Policing in a foreign land / Singapore Police Force
  • Advancing global statistical and geospatial information : contributions of the United Nations and Singapore / Paul Cheung
  • "Saving humanity from Hell" : a personal perspective from UNHQ / Chew Beng Yong
  • Financial administration at the UN : an insight into the United Nations Secretariat (1972-2005) / Cecil K.Y. Ee
  • My UNDP story / Shirin Hamid
  • A United Nations-Singapore story : the courage to transform / Noeleen Heyzer
  • The United Nations and social development / Thelma Kay
  • My experiences with the United Nations sanctions system / Christine Lee
  • Navigating the (UN) United Nations / Dileep Nair
  • The United Nations : a personal experience / Yeo Bock Cheng.
Description
xxv, 323 pages ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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