This completely revised edition of Linda Fasulos popular guide to the United Nations surveys the world bodys programs and activities, and covers key issues including human rights, climate change, counterterrorism, nuclear proliferation, peacekeeping, and UN reform. It also offers guidelines for setting up a Model UN.
No one knows the big picture and inner workings of the UN better than Linda Fasulo. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in international affairs. Tom Brokaw, NBC News
With fine journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations, shedding light on its mission, evolution, and controversies. Christine C. Menefee, School Library Journal
The indispensable source on the United Nations for everyone from students to diplomats. I keep it handy on my desk. Joseph S. Nye, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University