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The challenge of United Nations reform

Reus-Smith, Christian; Hanson, Marianne; Charlesworth, Hilary; Maley, William


The international community founded the United Nations in 1945 as the centrepiece of an ambitious institutional strategy to prevent the recurrence of world war, global depression, and massive humanitarian crises, the most tragic of which had been the Holocaust. Sixty years later the world is again confronting multiple governance challenges, from combating transnational terrorism while maintaining existing constraints on the use of force to stabilising the world economy while alleviating endemic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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