By United Nations
The illicit exchange, accumulation and use of small fingers and lightweight guns, and the presence of explosive remnants of conflict, exacerbate clash, threaten human existence, undermine improvement and bog down the restoration of war-torn societies. The unfold of small palms and their misuse are frequently on the topic of the vicious circle of poverty, lack of confidence and underdevelopment. This file goals to supply the ecu Union with an outline of small palms and explosive remnants of warfare difficulties and present responses, in addition to an research of chosen eu activities in those components and an evaluation in their effectiveness.
By Warren I. Cohen
This compelling ebook tells the inspirational tales of fellows and ladies who fought for peace, freedom, equality, and human rights during the 20th century. those brave participants contain prime figures resembling Mahatma Gandhi, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, VOclav Havel, and Mikhail Gorbachev, in addition to Nobel Prize winners Aung San Suu Kyi, Andrei Sakharov, and Muhammad Yunus. Readers can be reminded why Pope John XXIII, lengthy overshadowed by means of the charismatic John Paul II, used to be the best pope of up to date occasions. a brand new new release will examine that Margaret Sanger was once liable for the only most crucial strengthen towards the liberation of girls around the globe. they are going to additionally come to understand the various valiant ladies who fought at nice own possibility for equivalent rights in Muslim groups. Cohen highlights the very important roles of Bram Fischer, Helen Suzman, and Donald Woods in scuffling with apartheid in South Africa and of Jack Greenberg within the fight opposed to Jim Crow in the US. He lines Liu Binyan's efforts to win freedom of the clicking and to finish the abuse of energy through the chinese language Communist celebration. eventually, he recounts the extraordinary tales of a few of the hundreds of thousands of fellows and girls of many nationalities and walks of existence who rescued Jews throughout the Holocaust. jointly, those biographies paint an unforgettable portrait of the recognized and unsung those that improved with the ethical imaginative and prescient to interfere, usually at nice own fee, to relieve human distress.
By Zachary Karabell
In a story that's right away considerate and passionate, hopeful yet with out illusions, award-winning historian Zachary Karabell unearths the background of peaceable coexistence between Muslims, Christians, and Jews over the process fourteen centuries till the present-day.
The harsh fact of non secular clash is day-by-day information, and the emerging tensions among the West and Islam exhibit no symptoms of abating. notwithstanding, the connection among Muslims, Christians, and Jews has now not continuously been marked with animosity; there's additionally a deep and nuanced background of peace.
From the courtroom of caliphs in historic Baghdad, the place students engaged in lively debate, to present-day Dubai, the place individuals of every religion paintings part by means of aspect, Karabell lines the forgotten legacy of tolerance and cooperation those 3 monotheistic religions have enjoyed—a legacy that may be very important in any try and locate universal floor and reestablish peace.
By H. Solomon
Conventional counter-terrorism ways, with their emphasis at the army, are failing. this can be noticeable within the proven fact that there's a regular of 3 terrorist assaults in keeping with day in Africa. This learn demands extra holistic ideas, with an emphasis on improvement and higher governance to diminish the scourge of terrorism.
By Charles Howard Ellis
Howard-Ellis, C. The beginning, constitution & operating of the League of countries. Boston: Houghton Mifflin corporation, 1929. 528 pp. Reprint to be had 2003 by way of The Lawbook alternate, Ltd. LCCN 2002041362. ISBN 1-58477-320-0. fabric. $95. Surveys the League's parts and the function of its leader linked our bodies, the foreign court docket of Justice and the foreign exertions association. different sections think about its method of open and mystery international relations, the ratification of conventions and the functionality of similar technical organisations. the writer, notwithstanding keen about the League, appreciates the weaknesses in its constitution and association. those flaws usually are not inherent within the League, he argues; they seem to be a outcome of its reliance on earlier foreign legislations, that's suffering from weak point and ambiguity. With an appendix.
By Patricia M. E. Lorcin
This booklet bargains a severe examine of the cultural and social phenomena of conflict within the French and French-speaking international via a few lenses, together with reminiscence, gender, the humanities, and highbrow background.
By Richard Tuck
This ebook is the 1st absolutely historic account of the formative interval of contemporary theories of overseas legislation. It units the scene with an in depth heritage of the idea of diplomacy from antiquity all the way down to the 17th century. Professor Richard Tuck examines the arguments over the ethical foundation for conflict and foreign aggression, and hyperlinks the debates to the writings of the good political theorists resembling Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and Kant.
By Kevork Oskanian (auth.)
By Thomas Matyók , Jessica Senehi, Sean Byrne, Ousmane Bakary Bâ, Thomas Boudreau, Jason J. Campbell, Paul Cormier, Nathan C. Funk, Johan Galtung, Nancy Hansen, Sherrill Hayes, Myrtle Hill, Peter Karari, Neil H. Katz Syracuse University, Peter Kellett, Alka
Peace and clash reviews (PCS) comprises students and practitioners in the course of the international operating in peace stories, clash research and determination, clash administration, applicable dispute answer, and peace and justice reports. they arrive to the computers box with a range of rules, methods, disciplinary roots, and subject components, which speaks to the complexity, breadth, and intensity had to follow and take account of clash dynamics and the aim of peace. but, a couple of key issues and dilemmas proceed to problem the sphere. Critical matters in Peace and clash experiences: idea, perform, and Pedagogy, edited by means of Thomas Matyók, Jessica Senehi, and Sean Byrne, is a suite of essays that explores a couple of those matters, delivering a method during which lecturers, scholars, and practitioners can improve quite a few how you can confront the complexity of latest conflicts.
Critical matters in Peace and clash Studies discusses the rising box of desktops, and indicates a framework for the long run improvement of the sector and the schooling of its practitioners and lecturers. The booklet has a large viewers focusing on scholars on the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degrees. It additionally extends to these operating in and best neighborhood clash solution efforts in addition to humanitarian reduction staff
By Julie Mathews-Aydinli
This quantity examines the complicated position of foreign schooling alternate in selling peace and intercultural figuring out. The conception that foreign schooling encourages larger figuring out and cooperation among, humans, cultures, and international locations keeps to force participation and assets to this growing to be region. With thought-provoking theoretical discussions and a large diversity of case reports, this quantity presents a miles wanted severe exploration of the ways that foreign schooling exchanges may well effect contributors in addition to broader problems with international peace and development.