Adapting the United Nations to a Post-Modern Era: Lessons by W. Knight

By W. Knight

This quantity addresses the relevant subject matter of changing the United countries approach in gentle of, first of all, the broadening definition of safeguard, secondly, a perceived shift from modernity to post-modernity; and at last, the modern debate approximately reform, variation and institutional studying in multilateral associations in the course of transnational sessions. The UN has no longer been winning in studying acceptable classes which may facilitate considered necessary adjustments to its constitution and operations. hence the authors during this research concentrate on the teachings realized from the businesses' contemporary functionality in collective protection, preventative international relations, preventative deployment, peacekeeping, peacemaking, peace upkeep, and overseas felony, environmental and exchange legislation.

Show description

Read Online or Download Adapting the United Nations to a Post-Modern Era: Lessons Learned (Global Issues) PDF

Similar security books

The Library Security and Safety Guide to Prevention, Planning, and Response

Safeguard making plans, a part of catastrophe reaction and non-stop operations making plans, is the major to proactively addressing strength issues of safety.

Afghanistan's Local War: Building Local Defense Forces

In Afghanistan, neighborhood groups have performed a severe function in defense, particularly in rural parts. Afghan nationwide safeguard forces are vital to the topdown method, however the Afghan govt and NATO forces additionally have to leverage neighborhood groups to achieve a complementary bottomup process. This research discusses the viability of building neighborhood defense forces in Afghanistan and addresses matters concerning the knowledge of such rules.


Booklet through

Intelligence and Security Informatics: Pacific Asia Workshop, PAISI 2009, Bangkok, Thailand, April 27, 2009. Proceedings

This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and safety Informatics, PAISI 2009, held in Bangkok, Thailand, in April 2009. the ten revised complete papers, 7 revised brief papers including 1 keynote lecture have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from quite a few submissions.

Extra info for Adapting the United Nations to a Post-Modern Era: Lessons Learned (Global Issues)

Sample text

C. C. ), Building a New Global Order: Emerging Trends in International Security (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), pp. 64–7. 11. Michael Howard, ‘The United Nations and International Security’, in A. Roberts and B. Kingsbury, United Nations, Divided World (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989), p. 31. 12. Robert Keohane, ‘Multilateralism: An Agenda for Research’, International Journal, vol. xiv (4) (Autumn 1990). 13. See John Gerard Ruggie, ‘Multilateralism: the Anatomy of an Institution’, International Organization, vol.

In short, enhancing human security is what development is about. In this context, the UNDP Report provides much insight for identifying the prerequisites of effective multilateral governance and assessing potential roles for the UN system in promoting human security. ’26 We expand on these themes in exploring potentially fruitful roles for multilateral organizations Requirements of Multilateral Governance 19 (with specific emphasis on UN agencies) in promoting and facilitating human security and sustainable human development.

On the other hand, some international agencies appear to be relatively better suited for promoting and enhancing human security via policies, programmes and activities that focus on non-material resource transfers and exchanges, including training, the exchange of ideas and information, and so forth. But such a shift of institutional focus requires rethinking the nature and meaning of sustainable human development. Towards new models of sustainable human development The abovementioned UNDP report argued that people’s participation is becoming the central issue of our time, and it is inextricably linked with, and is an inherent component of, both sustainable human development and larger notions of sustainable human security.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.75 of 5 – based on 35 votes