Item Details

Global Institutions and Human Rights [electronic resource]

International Center for G.
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Global institutions - also known as intergovernmental organizations - helped promote political, economic, and legal stability in the midst of the Cold War. This episode examines the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and NATO, and their roles in a post-Cold War world. The roles of the World Bank and the IMF have been particularly controversial for the impact their actions have on the live of ordinary citizens such as in Mexico, and that situation is examined. Also featured is an interview with UN Assistant Secretary General Alvaro De Soto.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
26 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television
Rights & Wrongs
Contents
  • Introduction: Global Institutions and Human Rights (1:56)
  • Post-Cold War Order (1:33)
  • Criticism of International Institutions (2:01)
  • IMF, World Bank and Human Rights (2:57)
  • Mexico's Economic Liberalization (1:58)
  • Mexican Poverty (1:42)
  • Victims of Economic Opening (1:27)
  • Mexican Economic Protests (1:37)
  • Structural Adjustment Policies (1:05)
  • Summers Defends Mexican Economic Policies (1:48)
  • World Bank Defends Its Mexican Policies (1:16)
  • Additional Resources: Global Institutions and Human Rights (0:11)
  • UN Post-Cold War Performance (2:00)
  • Role of Institutions in Human Rights Promotion (3:02)
  • Sponsors & Credits: Global Institutions and Human Rights: Rights & Wrongs- Human Rights Television (1:11)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1996.
Publisher no.
  • 53112s Films Media Group
  • 53163 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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