Posted: May 6th, 2015
To what extent has the UN achieved the objectives for which it was designed? OR “In what ways, if any, has the UN changed since the end of the Cold War?
The essay must be argumentative, not merely mentioning facts.
Reference of significance:
H-M Jaeger, ‘World opinion and the founding of the UN’, European Journal of International Relations (14/4 2008).
A Roberts & D Zaum, ‘Selective security: war and the UN Security Council since 1945’, Adelphi Paper (vol.47, issue.395 2007).
S J Stedman ‘UN transformation in an era of soft balancing’, International Affairs (83/5 2007).
NR Bowles, The Diplomacy of Hope: the United Nations Since the Cold War (IB Taurus 2004).
J Rosenau, The United Nations In A Turbulent World (Lynne Reinner 1992).
RC Thakur, The United Nations, Peace and Security: from Collective Security to the Responsibility to Protect (CUP 2006).
D Armstrong, L Lloyd and J Redmond, “The UN in crisis and its rejuvenation, 1980- 1994”, From Versailles to Maastricht: International Organisation in the Twentieth Century (MacMillan 1996).
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