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status report on United Nations reform

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

status report on United Nations reform

hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, May 25, 2006

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations -- Management,
  • United Nations -- Corrupt practices -- Prevention,
  • United Nations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-719
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17210863M
    ISBN 100160777690
    ISBN 109780160777691
    LC Control Number2007361364

    The United Nations (UN) is regarded as the foremost legitimate political institution in the sphere of global justice. With membership which spans across states (atthe time of this publication) and specialized agencies in the fields of health, aviation, labor, food and agriculture, and trade and development, among others, the UN is unparalleled in its reach and capacity to shape and.


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