Briefing notes summarize key findings as well as main research approaches by the United Nations Intellectual History Project. They were drafted as part of the Project's final dissemination efforts and provide a succinct and user-friendly overview of the project, selected volumes, and of the final synthesis volume, UN Ideas That Changed the World.


OVERVIEW OF THE PROJECT AND ITS CONCLUSIONS FOR THE UN’S FUTURE

1. The Origins of the Project
2. UN Voices: An Overview
3. The "Third" United Nations
4. A Balance Sheet of the Influence and Impact of UN Ideas
5. The UN: The Challenges Ahead

MAIN PROJECT THEMES AND SELECTED BOOKS

6. The UN and the First Economic and Financial Crisis of the 21st Century
7. The UN and Development Strategies
8. The UN and Human Development
9. The UN and Social Development
10. Fairer International Economic Relations: UN Ideas and Leadership
11. Environmental Sustainability: From Protecting the Environment to Preserving Ecological Systems
12. Women, Development and the UN
13. Human Rights for All
14. The UN and Peace and Human Security
15. Strengthening the UN Role in Global Governance
16. The Role of the UN in Statistics and National Accounting
17. The UN and Transnational Corporations

REGIONAL STUDIES

18. The UN's Regional Contributions: Europe
19. The UN's Regional Contributions: Latin America
20. From ECAFE to ESCAP
21. The UN's Regional Contributions: Africa
22. The UN's Regional Contributions: West Asia




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