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United Nations and apartheid

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

United Nations and apartheid

by Boutros Boutros-Ghali

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Published by Department of Public Information, United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • United Nations -- South Africa.,
    • Apartheid -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBoutros Boutros-Ghali ; with a foreword by Nelson Mandela.
      ContributionsMandela, Nelson, 1918-, United Nations., United Nations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1757 .B68 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL577510M
      ISBN 109211006147
      LC Control Number96165406
      OCLC/WorldCa35099890

      But at the United Nations, with noteworthy regularity, America has found itself -- often alone, sometimes joined by one or two other countries [including Britain] -- standing in opposition to General Assembly resolutions aimed at furthering human rights, peace, nuclear disarmament, economic justice, the struggle against apartheid and other.   The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution condemning South Africa’s racist apartheid policies and calling on all its members to .

        Former United Nations Special Rapporteur for Palestine Richard Falk is seen at the launch of his new book at an event hosted by MEMO in London, UK, on 20 March [Jehan AlFarra/Middle East Monitor]. Following these and other historical initiatives to undermine support for apartheid, Mandela, then president of South Africa, addressed the U.N. General Assembly in stating, “We stand here today to salute the United Nations Organization and its Member states, both singly and collectively, for joining forces with the masses of our people.

      (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary A thoroughly updated, fresh look at the role of the United Nations in world politics, with particular attention to the evolving post-Cold War era, its challenges, and its dilemmas.. The unfolding post-Cold War era has posed a host of challenges for the United Nations. United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid Reports 30 Objects. The Special Committee against Apartheid was the driving force behind UN action to isolate the apartheid regime in South Africa and support the movement for a nonracial democratic society.


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In an extensive introduction, the UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali gives an overview of the UN's contribution to South Africa's historic. This chapter analyses the relationship between the United Nations and the global mobilisation against apartheid.

It suggests that we should move the perspective from the power hierarchies to democratic process of the organisation. Only this perspective will allow us to re-asses the role of the organisation in bringing apartheid to the : Anna Konieczna.

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