The United Kingdom - The United Nations

The United Kingdom - The United Nations

by Erik Jensen

Paperback(1st ed. 1990)

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A study of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the United Nations. Topics covered include the UK's involvement in the United Nations peace-keeping forces and co-operation and confrontation between the UK and the UN over the subject of decolonisation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349113767
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/1990
Edition description: 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 335
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - the United Kingdom and the United Nations, an evolving relationship, Erik Jensen; founding the United Nations - objects and principles, Lord Gladwyn; Britain in the security council, Sir Anthony Parsons; the emergence of United Nations peace-keeping, Sir Brian Urquhart; decolonisation - cooperation and confrontation at the United Nations, John Sankey; international law - the court, commission and judges, Sir Ian Sinclair; constructive criticism - the United Nations and human rights, Ben Whitaker; Britain, the United Nations, and the north-south dialogue, Sir Peter Marshall; the specialised agencies - Britain in retreat, Douglas Williams; the vision of Keynes, Hans Singer; the environment - pioneers and sceptics, Maurice Strong; the United Nations association - the people's voice, Lord Ennals; the way ahead, Sir Crispin Tickell. Appendices: United Nations membership of the specialised and other United Nations agencies and organizations; United Kingdom financial contributions within the United Nations system; United Kingdom involvement in the United Nations peace-keeping; cases at the International Court of Justice to which the United Kingdom has been a party; permanent representatives of the United Kingdom to the United Nations.

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