Annual Review of United Nations Affairs 2011/2012: Volumes I - VI

Hardcover | May 7, 2013

EditorJoachim Muller, Karl P. Sauvant

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a. The 2011-2012 EditionReleased in annual editions each containing 5-7 volumes, the Annual Review of United Nations Affairs is the only thorough annual survey of major developments at the United Nations.The 2011/2012 edition includes the full text of all General Assembly, Security Council, and ECOSOC resolutions from the 66th United Nations session (Sept. 2011 to Sept. 2012), along with other key UN documents, including selected progress reports from UN peacekeeping, peace-building, and politicalmissions.This edition also includes six introductory articles written by expert contributors. These introductions offer invaluable guidance on the activities of various United Nations bodies, including the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the International Court ofJustice and Tribunals, the Secretariat, and the Peacekeeping and Peace-building Missions. The 2011/2012 edition also features a Foreword by Lord Mark Malloch Brown KCMG, former UK Minister for Africa, Asia, and the UN, and former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and Administrator of UNDP.b. The set generallySince the publication of its first edition in 1950, the Annual Review of United Nations Affairs has stood as the authoritative resource for scholars, students, and practitioners researching the latest developments at the United Nations. From introductory articles on particular topics, prepared byexperts on the relevant United Nations bodies, to the full-text presentation of reports and resolutions and the helpful subject index, ARUNA provides a comprehensive tour of each year's UN actions and debates. The expert selection of documents by Joachim Muller and Karl Sauvant and the topic-basedorganization of those documents make any researcher's task much easier than the vast searching and sorting required by the UN's website. The series' topic-based organization of the materials and subject index lend invaluable guidance to all researchers. Beginning with the 2010/2011 edition, detailedcommentaries on the various UN bodies by experts on the relevant topics were also added to each annual edition, and the analysis provided in these commentaries has helped to make ARUNA a more complete resource for anyone engaged in research on the activities of the United Nations.ARUNA presents comprehensive documentation of the work of the UN on an annual basis, starting in September of each year with the beginning of the regular sessions of the General Assembly. Coverage of and commentary on the UN's key organs are provided, including the General Assembly, the SecurityCouncil, the Economic and Social Council, the International Court of Justice, and the UN Secretariat. In addition, selected reports of intergovernmental bodies and expert groups are included. ARUNA occupies a special place in the publications on the work of the UN, as it allows readers to obtain anoverview of the principal developments in its key organs. This makes it an important reference source for policy-makers and academic researchers.

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a. The 2011-2012 EditionReleased in annual editions each containing 5-7 volumes, the Annual Review of United Nations Affairs is the only thorough annual survey of major developments at the United Nations.The 2011/2012 edition includes the full text of all General Assembly, Security Council, and ECOSOC resolutions from the 66th United N...

Joachim Muller is the Director for Resource Management at the World Meteorological Organization and has also written several prominent books on UN matters, including the multi-volume work Reforming the United Nations. He was previously Controller at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and worked in the financial and b...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:3164 pages, 10 × 7 × 1 inPublished:May 7, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Lord Mark Malloch Brown: Foreword: Global Solutions for Global ProblemsJoachim Muller and Karl P. Sauvant: Preface: The Annual Review of United Nations 2011/2012Contributors and Co-editorsCalendar of Conferences and Meetings of the United Nations, 13 September 2011 to 17 September 2012List of Abbreviations1. General Assembly, Sixty-sixth SessionA. Commentary by John R. Mathiason: The General Assembly - The Future We WantB. Documents1. Statement to the General Assembly by Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the General Assembly, following the opening of the sixty-sixth session, A/66/PV1, 13 September 20112. Agenda of the sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly, A/66/251, 16 September 2011, Add.1, 17 October 2011 and Add.2, 9 November 20113. Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly at Its Sixty-sixth Session2. Security CouncilA. Commentary by Tapio Kanninen: The Security Council - Coping with New Security ChallengesB. Documents1. Report of the Security Council, 1 August 2011-31 July 2012, A/67/2 (Supplement No. 2), 20122. Resolutions adopted by the Security Council3. Statements by the President of the Security Council3. Economic and Social CouncilA. Commentary by Johan Scholvinck: The Economic and Social Council - The Need for a Radical OverhaulB. Documents1. Report of the Economic and Social Council for 2012, A/67/3 (Supplement No. 3), 21 August 20112. Resolutions Adopted by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)3. Ministerial Declaration Adopted by the Economic and Social Council, E/2012/L.10, 6 July 20124. International Court of JusticeA. Commentary by Alexander K.A. Greenawalt: The International Court of Justice and International Criminal Tribunals - International Law, State Sovereignty and the IndividualB. Documents: Report of the International Court of Justice, 1 August 2011-31 July 2012, A/67/4 (Supplement No. 4), 20125. Secretariat: Annual ReportsA. Commentary by Khalil A. Hamdani The Secretariat - Braving the Political ImpasseB. Documents1. United Nations: Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization for 2011/12, A/67/1 (Supplement No. 1), 20122. Annual Overview Report of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination for 2011/12, E/2012/67, 3 May 20123. United Nations Children's Fund: Annual Report of the Executive Director for 2011, E/2012/6, 30 November 20114. United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Population Fund and United Nations Office for Project Services: Joint Annual Report of the Administrator of UNDP and of the Executive Directors of UNFPA and UNOPS for 2011, E/2012/5, 14 November 20115. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Report of the High Commissioner for 2011/12, A/67/36 (Supplement No. 36), 20126. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Report of the High Commissioner for 2011/12, A/67/12 (Supplement No. 12), 20127. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: Report of the Commissioner-General for 2011, A/67/13 (Supplement No. 13), 20128. World Food Programme: Annual Report of the Executive Director for 2011, E/2012/14, 29 February 20129. Activities of the Office of Internal Oversight Services for the period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012, A/67/297 (Part I), 10 August 20126. Selected Peacekeeping, Peace-building and Political Missions: Progress ReportsA. Commentary by James V. Arbuckle: Peacekeeping, Peace-Building and Political Missions -The Cup Half FullB. Documents1. Afghanistan2. Congo3. Haiti4. Iraq5. Libya6. Middle East7. Somalia8. Sudan and South Sudan9. West Africa