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Title Post-2015 UN Development : Making Change Happen
Published London : Routledge, 2014


Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Series Global Institutions
Global institutions series.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: The UN we want for the world we want; Part I The essence of contemporary UN multilateralism; 1 UN roles and principles governing multilateral assistance; 2 Evolution of the UN development system; 3 Drivers of change for the UN's future role; Part II Grappling with the present and future: results, funding, management; 4 Funding the UN system; 5 Evaluating the UN development system
6 Making the UN more transparent and accountablePart III The requirements of war-torn states; 7 Aligning UN development efforts and peacebuilding; 8 The economics of peace: is the UN system up to the challenge?; 9 Can peacebuilding drive the UN change agenda?; Part IV Toward a reformed UN development system; 10 The UN and the post-2015 Development Agenda; 11 "We the peoples" in the UN development system; 12 Revisiting UN development: the prospects for reform; Conclusion: Post-2015, can change happen?; Index; Routledge Global Institutions Series
Summary In 2000, at the United Nations Millennium Summit, world leaders agreed to the Millennium Declaration. The Declaration included development targets to be reached by 2015, which were to become known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Progress has been made towards the achievement of the MDGs, but poverty remains widespread. With the terminal year approaching, the international community has begun the process of determining the goals which might follow the MDGs. While the UN is driving the process, there has been very little introspection on its own organizational capacity to h
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United Nations Development Group.
United Nations -- Economic assistance.
United Nations -- Technical assistance.
SUBJECT United Nations. fast (OCoLC)fst00530351
United Nations Development Group. fast (OCoLC)fst01795051
Subject Economic development projects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Affairs & Administration.
Economic assistance.
Economic development projects.
Technical assistance.
Form Electronic book
Author Browne, Stephen
Weiss, Thomas G
ISBN 9781135073619