Basic Facts About the United Nations

Author: United Nations Department of Public Information
Publisher: United Nations
ISBN: 9789210609241
Release Date: 2017-05-26
Genre: Reference

This comprehensive handbook designed for the general public explains the structure of the United Nations, how the Organization works, the main issues it addresses and its importance for people everywhere. In addition to setting out the various roles played by principle UN organs and related organizations, Basic Facts about the United Nations documents the Organization’s contributions to international peace and security, economic and social development, human rights, humanitarian action, international law and decolonization. Appendices contain current data on UN membership and peacekeeping operations, as well as contact information for UN information centers, services and offices. This latest edition, published in 2017, has been revised to take account of significant developments in the world and the Organization itself since 2014.

Basic Facts about the United Nations

Author: United Nations. Dept. of Public Information. News and Media Division
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9211009367
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Political Science

This is a new edition of this publication which describes the structure and activities of the United Nations and its organisations, and looks at its work under the headings of: international peace and security; economic and social development; human rights; humanitarian action; international law; and decolonisation. It also includes details of UN websites, UN member states, past and present peacekeeping operations and UN special observances, as well as giving contact details for UN information centres, services and offices. The data are current as of December 2003, unless otherwise stated.

Basic Facts about the United Nations

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788170027
Release Date: 1999-04-01
Genre:

An overview of the broad range of responsibilities, operations & objectives of the U.N. as it strives to engage current world problems, with the goal of helping the world's citizens to better understand their world organization. Includes: description of peacekeeping efforts; economic & social development (sustainable development, investment & transnational corp., food & agriculture, youth, women, aging & disabled persons, international drug control); human rights; humanitarian assistance & assistance to refugees; decolonization; international law; & intergovernmental agencies related to the U.N. List of acronyms.

Basic Facts about the United Nations

Author:
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9211008506
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Political Science

This new updated edition of Basic Facts About the United Nations reflects the wide range of concerns and multitude of ways in which the United Nations touches the lives of people everywhere. It chronicles the work of the Organization in such areas as peace, development, human rights, refugees, disarmament and international law. In describing the work of the UN system, this publication provides us with a blueprint of our concerns, problems and determined efforts to find solutions.

The UNCITRAL Guide

Author: United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9211337682
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

In an increasingly economically interdependent world, the importance of an improved legal framework for the facilitation of international trade and investment is widely acknowledged. The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law plays an important role in developing that framework in pursuance of its mandate to further the progressive harmonisation and modernisation of the law of international trade. The present Guide provides a detailed overview of the Commission and its activities.

Basic Facts About the United Nations

Author: Kofi A. Annan
Publisher:
ISBN: 0756746515
Release Date: 2005-03-01
Genre: Political Science

An overview of the broad range of responsibilities, operations & objectives of the U.N. as it strives to engage current world problems, with the goal of helping the world's citizens to better understand their world organization. Includes: description of peacekeeping efforts; economic & social development (sustainable development, investment & transnational corporations, food & agriculture, youth, women, aging & disabled persons, international drug control); human rights; humanitarian assistance & assistance to refugees; decolonization; international law; & intergovernmental agencies related to the U.N. List of acronyms.

Factfulness

Author: Hans Rosling
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
ISBN: 9783843717458
Release Date: 2018-04-06
Genre: Science

Es wird alles immer schlimmer, eine schreckliche Nachricht jagt die andere: Die Reichen werden reicher, die Armen ärmer. Es gibt immer mehr Kriege, Gewaltverbrechen, Naturkatastrophen. Viele Menschen tragen solche beängstigenden Bilder im Kopf. Doch sie liegen damit grundfalsch. Unser Gehirn verführt uns zu einer dramatisierenden Weltsicht, die mitnichten der Realität entspricht, wie der geniale Statistiker und Wissenschaftler Hans Rosling erklärt. Wer das Buch gelesen hat, wird • ein sicheres, auf Fakten basierendes Gerüst besitzen, um die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist • die zehn gängigsten Arten von aufgebauschten Geschichten erkennen • bessere Entscheidungen treffen können • wahre Factfulness erreichen – jene offene, neugierige und entspannte Geisteshaltung, in der Sie nur noch Ansichten teilen und Urteile fällen, die auf soliden Fakten basieren

Allgemeine Erkl rung der Menschenrechte

Author: Vereinte Nationen
Publisher: Aegitas
ISBN: 9785000641378
Release Date: 2015-04-24
Genre: Law

Die Allgemeine Erklärung der Menschenrechte (A/RES/217, UN-Doc. 217/A-(III)), auch: Deklaration der Menschenrechte oder UN-Menschenrechtscharta oder kurz AEMR, ist das ausdrückliche Bekenntnis der Vereinten Nationen zu den allgemeinen Grundsätzen der Menschenrechte. Es wurde am 10. Dezember 1948 von der Generalversammlung der Vereinten Nationen im Palais de Chaillot in Paris genehmigt und verkündet.

Schneewittchen Und Die Vielen Zwerge

Author: Georg Erwin Thaller
Publisher: Geschichten Aus Dem Liebeslebe
ISBN: 1720262829
Release Date: 2018-09-12
Genre: Fiction

Chuck und seine Truppe finden in einem Anwesen im Norden des Staates New York nach langer Suche die Leiche von Velma Thornton. Das Model ist vor vielen Jahren auf Long Island bei der Party eines Kunden ihrer Agentur ermordet worden. Die Leiche liegt in einer Gruft, ist nackt, mumifiziert und bemerkenswert gut erhalten. Das Problem f