Introduction

De Lombaerde, Philippe, Baert, Francis and Felício, Tânia, "Introduction" in The United Nations and the Regions (Dordrecht: Springer, 2012), 1-16.

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  • Author De Lombaerde, Philippe
    Baert, Francis
    Felício, Tânia
    Chapter Title Introduction
    Book Title The United Nations and the Regions
    Publication Date 2012-01
    Place of Publication Dordrecht
    Publisher Springer
    Start page 1
    End page 16
    Language En
    Abstract In an increasingly global but concomitantly regionalised world, global governance and the work of the global body – the United Nations (UN) – are no longer made up solely of interstate cooperation. New forms of governance emerge with consequences in the global arena, and clearly regional governance is one. Regional governance has been in ascendancy in the past few decades (or definitely so since the end of the Cold War) in various fields, namely economy, trade, finance, health, development, environment – and very clearly so – in peace and security. The influence of this new form of governance (whether it is based on cooperative arrangements or deeper integration) on the development, the present management and the foreseeable reforms of the global body deserves a closer look.
    Keyword Global governance
    Regional organisations
    Copyright Holder Springer
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type All rights reserved
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