Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 August 2015

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190232863

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An Unfinished Foundation

The United Nations and Global Environmental Governance

Ken Conca

  • Contains detailed case histories of how the environment has been treated in each of the UN's four mandate areas (international law, peace & security, human rights, and human development)
  • Offers a provocative critique of the UN's historical approach to global environmental governance
  • Argues for the importance of rights-based, peace-enhancing, and conflict-sensitive policies in the UN's environmental work

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