Annual Review of United Nations Affairs 2010/2011: Volumes I - VI

Hardcover | April 27, 2012

EditorJoachim Muller, Karl P. Sauvant

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a. New in the 2010-2011 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.With the publication of the 2010/2011 edition and going forward, the ARUNA series will be enhanced by the inclusion of six new introductory articles written by expert contributors. Readers will find that the detailed commentary of the new introductions will offer invaluable guidance on theactivities of various United Nations bodies, including the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the International Court of Justice and Tribunals, the Secretariat, and the Peacekeeping and Peace-building Missions. The 2010/2011 edition also features a Foreword byformer United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali.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.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. New in the 2010-2011 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.With the publication of the 2010/2011 edition and going forward, the ARUNA series will be enhanced by the inclusion of six new...

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. Karl P. Sauvant is Founder, Senior Fellow, and former Executive Director of the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable In...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:3034 pages, 10 × 7 × 1 inPublished:April 27, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Boutros Boutros-Ghali: Foreword: The Need for Immediate Responses and Strategic ThinkingJoachim Muller and Karl P. Sauvant: Preface: The Annual Review of United Nations 2010/2011: The New PresentationContributors and Co-editorsCalendar of Conferences and Meetings of the United Nations, 14 September 2010 to 12 September 2011List of Abbreviations1. General Assembly, Sixty-fifth SessionJohn R. Mathiason: A. Commentary: The General Assembly - Addressing Global Problems, IncrementallyB. Documents1. Statement to the General Assembly by Mr. Joseph Deiss, President of the General Assembly, following the opening of the Sixty-Fifth session, A/65/PV1, 14 September 20102. Agenda of the Sixty-Fifth session of the General Assembly, A/65/251, 17 September 2010, with Corr.1, 14 October 2010, and Add.1, 15 October 20103. Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly at Its Sixty-fifth Session2. Security CouncilHannelore Hoppe: A. Commentary: The Security Council - Maintaining Peace and Security and the Need for Decisive ActionB. Documents1. Report of the Security Council, 1 August 2010-31 July 2011, A/66/2 (Supplement No. 2), 20112. Resolutions adopted by the Security Council3. Economic and Social CouncilJohn R. Mathiason: A. Commentary: The Economic and Social Council - Setting Global PoliciesB. Documents1. Report of the Economic and Social Council for 2011, A/66/3 (Supplement No. 3), 16 August 20112. Resolutions adopted by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)4. International Court of JusticeAlexander K. A. Greenawalt: A. Commentary: The International Court of Justice and International Criminal Tribunals--Adjudicating International Relations, Internationalizing Criminal LawB. Documents: Report of the International Court of Justice, 1 August 2010-31 July 2011, A/66/4 (Supplement No. 4), 20115. Secretariat: Annual ReportsKhalil A. Hamdani: A. Commentary: The Secretariat--Delivering Results, Upholding IdealsB. Documents1. United Nations: Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization for 2010/2011, A/66/1 (Supplement No. 1), 20112. Annual Overview Report of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination for 2010/11, E/2011/104, 4 May 20113. United Nations Children's Fund: Annual Report of the Executive Director for 2010, E/2011/6, 13 December 20104. United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Population Fund: Joint Annual Report of the Administrator of UNDP and of the Executive Director of UNFPA for 2010, E/2011/5, 30 December 20105. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Report of the High Commissioner for 2011, A/66/36 (Supplement No. 36), 20116. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Report of the High Commissioner for 2010/2011, A/66/12 (Supplement No. 12), 20117. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: Report of the Commissioner General for 2010, A/66/13 (Supplement No. 13), 20118. World Food Programme: Annual Report of the Executive Director for 2010, E/2011/14, 24 February 20119. Activities of the Office of Internal Oversight Services for the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011, A/66/286 (Part I), 9 August 20116. Selected Peacekeeping, Peace-building and Political Missions: Progress ReportsHannelore Hoppe: A. Introduction: Peacekeeping and Peace-building--a Period of ConsolidationB. Documents: Selected country reports1. Afghanistan2. Congo3. Haiti4. Iraq5. Middle East6. Sudan7. West AfricaIndex