The United Nations in the 21st Century

The United Nations in the 21st Century

Grappling With the World's Most Challenging Issues : Militarism, the Environment, Human Rights, Inequality

Book - 2015
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"A brief account of the UN's role in the world today, focusing on the most important issues: the use of military force in conflicts, the challenges of global warming and climate change, deep disparities between rich and poor, and the ongoing battle for equal human rights for all. The author acknowledges the UN's failures and weaknesses, while pointing out its many successes, some little known to the world's citizens."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto :, James Lorimer & Company Ltd.,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781459409491
Characteristics: 96 pages ; 22 cm


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