Yearbook of the United Nations 50th Anniversary:Special Edition

Yearbook of the United Nations 50th Anniversary:Special Edition

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`Through a combination of narrative and key historical documents, this Special Edition of the Yearbook offers a picture of the United Nations' extraordinary achievements over the past fifty years', observes Secretary-General of the UN, Dr Boutros Boutros-Ghali in his Foreword to the book. Fully indexed, this Special Edition of the Yearbook recounts the early initiatives that led to the adoption of the Charter of the UN on 25 June 1945 at San Francisco. It captures the major issues and more, and highlights the lasting milestones of the 50 years of UN history, projecting the imperatives of the organization into the next century.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 187.96 x 256.54 x 25.4mm | 975.22g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Anniversary edition
  • 464 p.
  • 0792331125
  • 9780792331124

Table of contents

Foreword; Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Origins of the United Nations. An organization for the postwar world. 1: International Peace and Security. I. The evolving UN agenda; making and keeping peace. II. The disarmament quest. 2: International law. I. International trusteeship and decolonization. II. Dismantling the colonial system. 3: Economic and social development. I. Postwar humanitarian challenges. II. International economic development and cooperation. III. Human rights. IV. The expanding social agenda. V. The role of intergovernmental organizations. 4. International law. I. Judicial settlement of international disputes. II. Development and codification of international law. Into the 21st century. I. Future perspectives: towards a human agenda. Illustrations. Index.
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