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UN Voices: The Struggle for Development and Social Justice By Thomas G. Weiss Louis Emmerij Richard Jolly UN Voices The Struggle for Development and Social Justice The authors have cajoled intrigued or reassured their voices into telling a fascinating story of the UN and its institutions which is also a story of individual lives of women and men with t
  • Title: UN Voices: The Struggle for Development and Social Justice
  • Author: Thomas G. Weiss Louis Emmerij Richard Jolly
  • ISBN: 9780253346421
  • Page: 199
  • Format: Hardcover
  • UN Voices: The Struggle for Development and Social Justice By Thomas G. Weiss Louis Emmerij Richard Jolly The authors have cajoled, intrigued, or reassured their 73 voices into telling a fascinating story of the UN and its institutions, which is also a story of 73 individual lives, of women and men with their own complicated histories of emigration and education, family relationships and professional choices, hopes and successes from the Foreword by Emma Rothschild F The authors have cajoled, intrigued, or reassured their 73 voices into telling a fascinating story of the UN and its institutions, which is also a story of 73 individual lives, of women and men with their own complicated histories of emigration and education, family relationships and professional choices, hopes and successes from the Foreword by Emma Rothschild Far from being a distant bureaucracy, the UN is composed of individuals who are reshaped by vital experiences UN Voices gives international civil servants human faces and shows how ideas drive the grand experiment It is a fascinating book Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.UN Voices presents the human and moving stories of an extraordinary group of individuals who contributed to the economic and social record of the UN s life and activities Drawing from extensive interviews, the book presents in their own words the experiences of 73 individuals from around the globe who have spent much of their professional lives engaged in United Nations affairs We hear from secretaries general and presidents, ministers and professors, social workers and field workers, as well as diplomats and executive heads of UN agencies Among those interviewed are noted figures such as Kofi Annan, Boutros Boutros Ghali, Alister McIntyre, Conor Cruise O Brien, Javier Perez de Cuellar, and Kurt Waldheim, as well as many less well known UN professional men and women who have made significant contributions to the international struggle for a better world Their personal accounts also engage their contributions in dealing with such events and issues as the UN s founding, decolonization, the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, human rights, the environment, and September 11, 2001.
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    1. Thomas G. Weiss Louis Emmerij Richard Jolly

      Thomas G Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where he is co director of the UN Intellectual History Project He is President 2009 10 of the International Studies Association, chair 2006 9 of the Academic Council on the UN System ACUNS His latest book is What s Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix It 2009 As Research Professor at Brown University s Watson Institute for International Studies 1990 98 , he also held university administrative posts Associate Dean of the Faculty, Director of the Global Security Program, Associate Director , was the Executive Director of ACUNS, and co directed the Humanitarianism and War Project Earlier, he was the Executive Director of the International Peace Academy 1985 9 a Senior Economic Affairs Officer at the UN Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva 1975 85 and held professional posts in the Office of the UN Commissioner for Namibia, the University Program at the Institute for World Order, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and International Labor Organization He has been a consultant for foundations and numerous inter governmental and non governmental organizations and was editor of Global Governance 2000 5 and research director of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty 2000 2.

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