|Title||The United Nations and the regions : Third World report on regional integration|
|Author||editd by Philippe De Lombaerde, Francis Baert and Tania Felicio|
|Imprint||Singapore : Springer, 2012|
|Descript||xix, 255p. : ill., map ; 25 cm|
Introduction. -- Sovereignty's evolution: the role of regions - regional convergence in a transnational world. -- The contribution of the regional UN economic commissions to regional integration processes: the case of ECLAC. -- Breaking the deadlock of regional bloc politics: cross-regional coalition and human rights in the UNGA. -- Measuring regional actorness at the UN Security Council: the EU as a paragon of complexity. -- Weighted regional representation as a basis for security council reform. -- Regionalisation, transnational democracy and United Nations reform: a viewpoint. -- The UN and regional organisations for peace: tracking a slippery partnership. -- The UN and the League of Arab States: a point of view on future interaction. -- UN cooperation with regional organisations in peacekeeping operations. -- The false promise of regional orgasations? -- From international and regional organisations to global public policy. -- Hybrid missions: a promising model resolving the global-regional debate. -- ASEAN, the United Nations and the security of Southeast Asia: problems, prospects and paradox. -- The UN and regional organisations: finding a balance between the UN and the African Union in dealing with peace and security in Africa. -- Reconceptualisation of security and regional dimension of UN activities: towards a Mediterranean environmental and human security initiative. -- The regional input for 'Delivering as one'. -- UN system-wide coherence and the regions: the quest for reforms. -- The UN and regional social policy. -- The UN and the regions: the case of health sector coordination for disaster management in the Caribbean. -- Regionalism and human tights at the UN. -- Conclusions.
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