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Peace and Governance Programme

  • Policy Briefs
  • Published reports and proceedings of meetings, conferences or seminars



    Asia's Emerging Regional Order: Reconciling Traditional and Human Security
    Edited by William T. Tow, Ramesh Thakur, and In Taek Hyun

    Beyond Violence: Conflict Resolution Process in Northern Ireland
    Mari Fitzduff

    Broadening Asia's Security Discourse and Agenda: Political, Social and Environmental Perspectives
    Edited by Ramesh Thakur and Edward Newman

    The Chemical Weapons Convention: Implementation, Challenges and Opportunities
    Edited by Ramesh Thakur and Ere Haru

    Conflict Prevention: Path to Peace or Grand Illusion?
    Edited by David Carment and Albrecht Schnabel

    Crossing National Borders: Human Migration Issues in Northeast Asia
    Edited by Tsuneo Akaha and Anna Vassilieva

    From Civil Strife to Civil Society: Civil and Military Responsibilities in Disrupted States
    Edited by William Maley, Charles Sampford, and Ramesh Thakur

    Refugees and Forced Displacement: International Security, Human Vulnerability, and the State
    Edited by Edward Newman and Joanne van Selm

    Researching Conflict in Africa: Insights and Experiences
    Edited by Elisabeth Porter, Gillian Robinson, Marie Smyth, Albrecht Schnabel, and Eghosa Osaghae

    Security Sector Reform and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
    Edited by Albrecht Schnabel and Hans-Georg Ehrhart

    Northeast Asian Regional Security: The Role of International Institutions
    Edited by Takashi Inoguchi and Grant B. Stillman

    Peacekeepers, Politicians, and Warlords: The Liberian Peace Process
    Abiodun Alao, John Mackinlay and 'Funmi Olonisakin
    [UNU Series on Foundations of Peace]

    United Nations Peacekeeping Operations: A Guide to French Policies
    Edited by Brigitte Stern

    United Nations Peace-keeping Operations: Ad Hoc Missions, Permanent Engagement
    Edited by Ramesh Thakur and Albrecht Schnabel



    The Changing Nature of Democracy
    Edited by Takashi Inoguchi, Edward Newman and John Keane

    Democracy, Governance and Economic Performance: East and Southeast Asia
    Edited by Ian Marsh, Takashi Inoguchi and Jean Blondel

    Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society
    Edited by Manuel Antonio Garretón M. and Edward Newman

    The Democratic Process and the Market: Challenges of the Transition
    Edited by Mihály Simai

    Democratization in the Middle East: Experiences, Struggles, Challenges
    Edited by Amin Saikal and Albrecht Schnabel

    The UN Role in Promoting Democracy: Between Ideals and Reality
    Edited by Edward Newman and Roland Rich



    Ethics and International Affairs: Extent and Limits
    Edited by Jean-Marc Coicaud and Daniel Warner

    Financing for Development: Proposals from Business and Civil Society
    Edited by Barry Herman, Federica Pietracci, and Krishnan Sharma

    The Globalization of Human Rights
    Edited by Jean-Marc Coicaud, Michael W. Doyle, and Anne-Marie Gardner

    From Sovereign Impunity to International Accountability: The Search for Justice in a World of States
    Edited by Ramesh Thakur and Peter Malcontent

    Human Rights and Comparative Foreign Policy
    Edited by David P. Forsythe
    [UNU Series on Foundations of Peace]

    Human Rights and Societies in Transition: Causes, Consequences, Responses
    Edited by Shale Horowitz and Albrecht Schnabel

    Kosovo and the Challenge of Humanitarian Intervention
    Selective Indignation, Collective Action, and International Citizenship

    Edited by Albrecht Schnabel and Ramesh Thakur

    Responsibility in World Business: Managing Harmful Side-effects of Corporate Activity
    Edited by Lene Bomann-Larsen and Oddny Wiggen



    Enhancing Global Governance: Towards a New Diplomacy?
    Edited by Andrew Cooper, John English, and Ramesh Thakur

    The Future of the United Nations: Potential for the Twenty-first Century
    Edited by Chadwick F. Alger

    The Global Environment in the Twenty-first Century: Prospects for International Cooperation
    Edited by Pamela S. Chasek
    [The United Nations System in the Twenty-first Century]

    Global Governance and the United Nations System
    Edited by Volker Rittberger

    International Commissions and the Power of Ideas
    Edited by Ramesh Thakur, Andrew F. Cooper, John English
    [Executive Summary] - (PDF file 238 KB)

    International Security Management and the United Nations
    Edited by Muthiah Alagappa and Takashi Inoguchi

    The Legitimacy of International Organizations
    Edited by Jean-Marc Coicaud and Veijo Heiskanen

    Making States Work: State Failure and the Crisis of Governance
    Edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur

    New Millennium, New Perspectives: The United Nations, Security, and Governance
    Edited by Ramesh Thakur and Edward Newman
    [UNU Millennium Series]

    Power in Transition: The Peaceful Change of International Order
    Charles A. Kupchan, Emanuel Adler, Jean-Marc Coicaud and Yuen Foong Khong with the assistance of Jason Davidson and Mira Sucharov

    Reforming from the Top: A Leaders' 20 Summit
    Edited by John English, Ramesh Thakur and Andrew F. Cooper

    The Role of the World Trade Organization in Global Governance
    Edited by Gary P. Sampson

    State, Society, and the UN System: Changing Perspectives on Multilateralism
    Edited by Keith Krause and W. Andy Knight

    Tests of Global Governance: Canadian Diplomacy and United Nations World Conferences
    By Andrew F. Cooper

    The United Nations System: The Policies of Member States
    Edited by Chadwick F. Alger, Gene M. Lyons, and John E. Trent


    (Policy Briefs)

    Reforming from the Top - A Leaders' 20 Summit
    Edited by John English, Ramesh Thakur, Andrew F. Cooper


    (Published reports and proceedings of meetings, conferences or seminars)

    What is Equitable: Geographic Representation in the Twenty-first Century
    Edited by Ramesh Thakur
    Report of a seminar held by the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University, New York, USA, 26 March 1999


    Market Forces and Security
    by Chung-in Moon
    This paper was originally prepared for the Annual Symposium on the United Nations System in the Twenty-first Century, United Nations University Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan, 8-9 November 1996


    "Asian Values" and Democracy in Asia
    Proceedings of a Conference held at Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, as part of the First Shizuoka Asia-Pacific Forum: The Future of the Asia-Pacific Region. The Forum was organized by the Shizuoka Prefectural Government and the Organizing Committee of the Asia-Pacific Forum.
    28 March 1997

    Our Planet and Human Security
    Selected Papers delivered at the United Nations University
    Global Seminar '96 Shonan Session,
    Kobe, Japan

    1-4 October 1996

    World NGO Conference
    Report of the First Preparatory Meeting held at UNU Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan.
    23-24 September 1996

    Globalism and Regionalism
    Selected Papers delivered at the United Nations University Global Seminar '96 Shonan Session in Hayama, Japan
    2-6 September 1996

    Envisioning the United Nations in the Twenty-first Century
    Proceedings of the Inaugural Symposium on
    the United Nations System in the Twenty-first Century
    UNU Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan

    21-22 November 1995

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