The UN Role in Promoting Democracy: Between Ideals and Reality
Editor Newman, Edward
Title The UN Role in Promoting Democracy: Between Ideals and Reality Publication Date 2004 Place of Publication Tokyo Publisher UNU Press Pages ix,357 Language eng Abstract
This publication considers the issues and challenges involved in the UNs work to promote democratic governance throughout the world, and explores how the ideals of democracy interact with the realities of power in the international arena and in the societies involved. Topics discussed include: democracy and international law, consultation and accountability arrangements in UN transitional arrangements, UN electoral assistance and elections in post-conflict societies, and UNDP experience in long-term democracy assistance. The publication also contains case studies of experiences in Namibia, Cambodia, Kosovo, East Timor and Afghanistan.
Copyright Holder UNU Press Copyright Year 2004 Copyright type Creative commons ISBN 9789280811049
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