NGOs, the UN, and global governance /

A comprehensive exploration of the role of nongovernmental organizations in the international arena, this collection examines the full range of NGO relationships and actions. The authors first outline the aims and scope of NGOs and suggest a systematic way of thinking about their activities. These c...

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Corporate Author: Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies (Brown University)
Other Authors: Weiss, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1946-, Gordenker, Leon, 1923-
Format: Book
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner, 1996.
Series:Emerging global issues.
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Table of Contents:
  • Pluralizing global governance: analytical approaches and dimensions / Leon Gordenker and Thomas G. Weiss
  • Reality check: human rights NGOs confront governments at the UN / Felice D. Gaer
  • NGOs and the UN system in complex humanitarian emergencies: conflict or cooperation? / Andrew S. Natsios
  • The bureaucracy and the free spirits: stagnation and innovation in the relationship between the UN and NGOs / Antonio Donini
  • Greening the UN: environmental organisations and the UN system / Ken Conca
  • IGO-NGO relations and HIV/AIDS: innovation or stalemate? / Christer Jon̈sson and Peter Sod̈erholm
  • Engendering world conferences: the international women's movement and the UN / Martha Alter Chen
  • Sealing up the grassroots and sealing down the summit: the relations between third world NGOs and the UN / Peter Uvin
  • Coordinate? cooperate? harmonise? NGO policy and operational coalitions / Cyril Ritchie
  • Partners in development? the state, NGOs, and the UN in Central America / Peter Sollis
  • NGO participation in the international policy process / Leon Gordenker and Thomas G. Weiss.