Douglas Roche

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Peacemakers

How people around the world are building a world free of war

A world without war: this is the vision that Douglas Roche has pursued for decades. A long-time Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament, Canadian ambassador for disarmament, and later a … 224 View

The United Nations in the 21st Century

Grappling with the world's most challenging issues: militarism, the environment, human rights, inequality

After more than seven decades, the United Nations embodies humanity’:s hopes for peace, security, social justice, human rights, equality for women, and a voice for all. At the same time, … 98 View
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Introduction

The United Nations and Peace: A fair assessment

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Averting World War III

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The history of how the UN has proved itself to the people in its efforts to avert another World War. 10 $1.00 Add
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The UN vs. Militarism

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This chapter looks at the obstacle that militarism presents to the UN. Most policies implimented by states are militaristic in nature. 10 $1.00 Add
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From Charity to Justice

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This chapter analyzes the charity efforts undertaken by the UN to reduce global poverty and highlights the new goals instituted to be achieved by 2030. 11 $1.10 Add
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Climate Change

A choice for humanity

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This chapter explores how the UN’s concern for environmental issues showcases how the organization has evolved to respond to the evolving needs of humanity 9 $0.90 Add
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Human Rights

The impossible dream

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This chapter details how the UN navigates a divided world in it’s efforts to implement the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 9 $0.90 Add
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Women

The power of a number

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Security Council Resolution 1325 as a perfect example of the mission of the UN: challenging discrimination, social justice, recognizing obstacles, and renewing determination to overcome failures … 7 $0.70 Add
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Civil Society

Giving people a vote

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This chapter focuses the ways in which Non-Governmental Organization communicate the voice of the people to the UN and shapes resolutions. This chapter also considers the term "civil … 8 $0.80 Add
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Reforming the UN

An injection of cash

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This chapter investigates needed reforms for the organization. 6 $0.60 Add
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Conclusion

From Terrorism to a Culture of Peace

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This chapter highlights the need of the UN in order to bring the world from terrorism to a culture of peace. 6 $0.60 Add