The United Nations, UNESCO and the World Heritage Convention: Policy and Reform Issues for the U.S


Adams E. Campbell (Editor)

Series: Global Political Studies
BISAC: EDU016000

Since its establishment in 1945, the United Nations has undergone numerous reforms as international stakeholders seek ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the U.N. system. During the past two decades, controversies such as corruption in the Iraq Oil-For-Food Program, allegations of sexual abuse by U.N. peacekeepers, and instances of waste, fraud, and abuse by the U.N. staff have focused attention on the need for change and improvement of the United Nations. Many in the international community, including the United States, continue to promote substantive reforms. The 113th Congress may focus on U.N. reforms as it considers appropriate levels of U.S. funding to the United Nations and monitors the progress and implementation of ongoing and previously approved reform measures. This book examines policy and reform issues relating to the United Nations; the United Nations Human Rights Council; the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); and the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


United Nations Reform: Issues for Congress
(Luisa Blanchfield, CRS)

The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress
(Luisa Blanchfield, CRS)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
(Luisa Blanchfield, Marjorie Ann Browne, CRS)

The UNESCO World Heritage Convention: Congressional Issues
(Luisa Blanchfield, CRS)

Testimony of Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Budget Hearing on “U.S. Mission to the United Nations”


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